A mind that was never predictable

Foster Wallace: An Ordinary Guy Who Couldn’t Be
April 27, 2011
John Powers
http://www.npr.org/2011/04/27/135569343/david-foster-wallaces-legacy-a-trove-of-good-reads

Most readers prefer Wallace’s journalistic pieces, many of which filled me with envy at their originality. He had a staggering eye for detail, an ability to make startling connections and a mind that was never predictable.

cited:
http://www.thisamericanlife.org/radio-archives/episode/160/character-assassination?act=2

related:
http://www.npr.org/2011/04/02/135022736/authors-final-book-an-unfinished-tale-of-boredom

‘Infinite Jest’ Author David Foster Wallace
September 15, 2008
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=94626723
Wallace was awarded a MacArthur Genius Grant in 1997. Fresh Air remembers him with an excerpt from an interview that initially aired on March 5 of that year.

March 5, 1997
http://www.npr.org/2015/08/14/432161732/david-foster-wallace-the-fresh-air-interview