It cannot be said that he--like, say, David Foster Wallace or Salman Rushdie--bumps forward fiction's possibilities.
What does DFW stand for?
DFW stands for David Foster Wallace (author)
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Max, a New Yorker staff writer and the author of The Family That Couldn't Sleep: A Medical Mystery ([EXCELLENT] Jan/Feb 2007), published his account of the suicide of writer David Foster Wallace in March 2009.
In Infinite Jest David Foster Wallace described clinical depression as "the Great White Shark of pain," "a level of psychic pain wholly incompatible with human life as we know it," a "nausea of the cells and soul," a sort of "double bind in which any/all of the alternatives we associate with human agency - sitting or standing, doing or resting, speaking or keeping silent, living or dying - are not just unpleasant but literally horrible," a radical loneliness in which "everything is part of the problem, and there is no solution.
Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace by David Lipsky Broadway, 352 pp.
M2 BEST BOOKS-(C)2000-2009 M2 COMMUNICATIONS LTD The American publishers for David Foster Wallace have confirmed that an unfinished novel by the late David Foster Wallace titled The Pale King is to be released in 2010.
Boyle, and David Foster Wallace, can at least be defended by stating that there may have actually been an attempt at something creative going on, despite their repeated failures.