Writer David Foster Wallace Found Dead at 46 (Rewind the Video Tape)

Horrible story and loss. Apparently suicide. Obit here. More extensive NY Times look back at DFW’s career here.

Below, we have a clip of him reading a piece that he wrote for Harper’s. Also see our previous item: David Foster Wallace: Deciderization 2007 Online, which includes a link to the essay he wrote for Best American Essays 2007. You can get yet another piece of short fiction online here as well.

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