David Foster Wallace

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American fiction writer and essayist

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According to Wikipedia, David Foster Wallace was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and university professor of English and creative writing. Wallace's 1996 novel Infinite Jest was cited by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005. His posthumous novel, The Pale King , was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2012. The Los Angeles Timess David Ulin called Wallace "one of the most influential and innovative writers of the last twenty years".

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