David Foster Wallace’s Unfinished Work

When David Foster Wallace (Infinite Jest) committed suicide last September, he left behind family, friends and an unfinished third novel, The Pale King. This week, The New Yorker takes a long look at Wallace’s life, career, bouts with depression, and the novel he began in 1997. The magazine has also posted an excerpt of The Pale King (which will be published next year by Little, Brown) and some actual pages from the manuscript. Definitely worth a look.

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