Both Flesh and Not: Essays

Both Flesh and Not: Essays

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Brilliant, dazzling, never-before-collected nonfiction writings by "one of America's most daring and talented writers." (Los Angeles Times Book Review).

Both Flesh and Not gathers fifteen of Wallace's seminal essays, all published in book form for the first time.

Never has Wallace's seemingly endless curiosity been more evident than in this compilation of work spanning nearly 20 years of writing. Here, Wallace turns his critical eye with equal enthusiasm toward Roger… (more)

Editorial reviews (2 reviews)

This is the sort of prose, the sort of particularity, the almost violent anti-pretentiousness while also pulling absolutely no aesthetic, ethical punches, that makes me love David Foster Wallace.

The common denominator of this wildly varied assortment of pieces is the way they showcase Wallace’s fierce intellect and the quicksilver quality of his dazzling prose, writing that features his trademark footnotes (and occasionally footnotes within footnotes).

Book Details  

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (November 06, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 1.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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A selection of essays, both personal and wide-ranging, erudite and enthralling, about subjects as diverse as pop culture, lisps, and 1960s American...

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