Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace
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An indelible portrait of David Foster Wallace, by turns funny and motivating, based upon a five-day journey with award-winning writer David Lipsky during Wallace's Infinite Jest tour
In David Lipsky's view, David Foster Wallace was the very best young author in America. Wallace's pieces for Harper's publication in the '90s were, according to Lipsky, "like hearing for the first time the brain voice of everybody I understood: Here was how all of us talked, experienced, believed. It was like smelling the moist in the air, seeing the first flash from a storm a mile away. You understood something enormous was coming.".
Then Wanderer sent Lipsky to sign up with Wallace on the last leg of his book trip for Infinite Jest, the novel that made him worldwide famous. They lose to each other at chess. They get iced-in at an airport. They dash to Chicago to catch a cosmetics flight. They endure a terrible reader's escort in Minneapolis. Wallace does a reading, a signing, an NPR look. Wallace gives in and imbibes titanic quantities of hotel television (exactly what he calls an "orgy of spectation"). They fly back to Illinois, drive house, walk Wallace's dogs. Amidst these everyday occasions, Wallace tells Lipsky amazing things-- everything he can about his life, how he feels, what he believes, exactly what frightens and interests and puzzles him-- in the writing voice Lipsky had pertained to love. Lipsky remembered, stopped envying him, and concerned feel about him-- that grateful, awake feeling-- the same method he felt about Infinite Jest. Then Lipsky heads to the airport, and Wallace goes to a dance at a Baptist church.
A bio in five days, Although Obviously You End Up Becoming Yourself is David Foster Wallace as few knowledgeable this terrific American writer. Informed in his own words, here is Wallace's own story, and his impressive, humane, alert method of looking at the world; here are stories of being a young writer-- of being young usually-- aiming to knit together your ideas of who you must be and who other people anticipate you to be, and of being young in March of 1996. And of exactly what it was like to be with and-- as he tells it-- exactly what it resembled to become David Foster Wallace.
"If you can consider times in your life that you've dealt with individuals with extraordinary decency and love, and pure withdrawn concern, simply since they were important as humans. The capability to do that with ourselves. To treat ourselves the way we would deal with a really great, precious pal. Or a tiny youngster of ours that we definitely enjoyed more than life itself. And I believe it's probably possible to achieve that. I think part of the job we're right here for is to learn the best ways to do it. I understand that sounds a little pious.".
-- David Foster Wallace.
From the Trade Paperback edition.
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