Consider the Lobster and Other Essays

by Wallace, David Foster (Author)

ISBN: 9780316013321

This brilliant and hilarious new collection of essays is offered by the award-winning author of the bestselling Infinite Jest.

Format: Paperback, 342 pages

Publisher: Back Bay Books, July 2007

Product Dimensions: 8.29 L × 5.45 W × 0.94 H

Publisher Marketing: Publisher Marketing: Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a funny bone? What is John Updike's deal, anyway? And what happens when adult video starlets meet their fans in person? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in essays that are also enthralling narrative adventures. Whether covering the three-ring circus of a vicious presidential race, plunging into the wars between dictionary writers, or confronting the World's Largest Lobster Cooker at the annual Maine Lobster Festival, Wallace projects a quality of thought that is uniquely his and a voice as powerful and distinct as any in American letters.

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