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David Foster Wallace Suicide

David Foster Wallace's Family Is NOT Happy About Movie Plans

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 04.22.2014 | Entertainment

David Foster Wallace’s family is not happy with Hollywood’s plans to turn his life into a movie. Funnyman Jason Segel stars as the famous auth...

Ostracism: Why It Produces Unique Voices That Can't Be Copied

Lisa Blackwell | Posted 04.03.2012 | Books
Lisa Blackwell

Great writers depict their unique quest for dignity with a freshness and accuracy that reverberates with their readers, especially those with similar experiences.

Inside David Foster Wallace's Private Self-Help Library

The Awl | Maria Bustillos | | Posted 06.06.2011 | Books

One surprise was the number of popular self-help books in the collection, and the care and attention with which he read and reread them. I mean stuff ...

Inside David Foster Wallace's "Torturous Final Weeks"

Salon | Robert Ito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Following David Foster Wallace's suicide on Sept. 12, stunned fans, colleagues and friends paid tribute to the writer in countless articles and blog p...

David Foster Wallace, 1962-2008

John Seery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Seery

He was a colleague and friend. I have no mind to try to pay adequate tribute to him here. Those should soar and will come later. What I want to note instead, just briefly, are a few personal recollections.