Infinite Jest, Painfully Finite Summer


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This is really, really outside the normal purview of this blog, but a bunch of Washington DC-based writers are doing a group blog about David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest as part of the Infinite Summer book project. (And this is even more shameless than a typical blog plug, because I am supposed to be one of those writers.) It goes without saying that none of us is qualified to write about literature.

I've gotten through about 60 of the book's 1,079 pages. I am yet to fall in love, but haven't given up. My first post, outsourced entirely to James Wood, is here


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Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. More

Conor Clarke is the editor, with Michael Kinsley, of Creative Capitalism, an economics blog that was recently published in book form by Simon and Schuster. He was previously a fellow at The Atlantic and an editor at The Guardian. He is also on Twitter.

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