Foster Wallace: An Ordinary Guy Who Couldn’t Be
April 27, 2011
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.
‘Infinite Jest’ Author David Foster Wallace
September 15, 2008
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
This is Water
by David Foster Wallace
May 5, 2013
Speech given by David Foster Wallace to Kenyon College’s 2005 graduating class.