David Foster Wallace 1962-2008

Standard

David Foster Wallace brings a shocker to the literary world by ending his life. Mr. Wallace suffered from depression until his death on September 12, 2008 he will be  missed by many. Most people will probably know him most from his book a collection of essays titled A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again. Mr. Wallace’s work can be found in  Esquire, GQ, Harpers, and The New yorker. In 1996 his book “Infinite Jest” was published and became Time magazines “100 Best English language novels” from 1923-2005. Mr. Wallace was also a  creative writing and English teacher at Pomona college.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s