David Foster Wallace, RIP

I just read that David Foster Wallace committed suicide last Friday.1,2 The world is a less interesting place without him.

 

1 I am ashamed to say I have never read Infinite Jest, despite having borrowed a copy from someone at least once.

2 Wallace wrote the single best magazine article I have ever read.3

3 Interestingly, the multiply nested footnotes work better in print than they do as hypertext links.

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