LA Times inteview with David Foster Wallace

There are people who really don’t care for David Foster Wallace,

probably because he’s simply a lot smarter than they are. His Infinite

Jest consumed about a year of my life, one which I’d gladly give again

to the experience. The LA Times gets an interview

He’s working on a book: “… a nonfiction book on the inventor of set


With comments like the following, it makes for an interesting read…

“A book is also a product. At least the books that we’re talking

about…. Even a book that’s about living in a culture that

relentlessly turns everything into a product is a product. There are

not very complicated ironies built into that situation."