David Foster Wallace interview on “Infinite Jest” on WPR (1996)

"Infinite Jest" is a 1996 novel by David Foster Wallace. The lengthy and complex work takes place in a North American dystopia, centering on a junior tennis academy and a nearby substance-abuse recovery center. The novel touches on many topics, including addiction and recovery, suicide, family relationships, entertainment and advertising, film theory, United States-Canada relations (as well as Quebec separatism), and tennis. The novel includes 388 endnotes that cap almost a thousand pages of prose, which, together with its detailed fictional world, have led to its categorization as an encyclopedic novel. Check out these David Foster Wallace books on Amazon! The Life of David Foster Wallace: https://geni.us/7xzix Conversations with David Foster Wallace: https://geni.us/HHYcGBe Infinite Jest: https://geni.us/RwhKG Find RARE and SIGNED David Foster Wallace books here: http://affiliates.abebooks.com/c/1928440/77798/2029?u=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.abebooks.com%2Fservlet%2FSearchResults%3Fan%3DDavid%2520Foster%2520Wallace%26bi%3D0%26bx%3Doff%26ds%3D30%26servlet%3DImpactRadiusAffiliateLinkEntry%26sortby%3D20

A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the pursuit of happiness in America. Set in an addicts’ halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recen…

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