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Posts Tagged: DT Max

Really Good Fiction

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Infinite Jest recently turned twenty, a birthday so momentous it merited a new edition of the tome for college students to display on their bedside tables. In light of the renewed discussion about David Foster Wallace’s magnum opus, D.T. Max reminds disciples that he also wrote some other stuff: Alongside his first collection, “Girl with […]

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Notable Chicago 11/10–11/16

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Sunday 11/10: Join hosts J.H. Palmer and Angela Benander for That’s All She Wrote, the west side’s favorite BYOB storytelling show. This month’s featured storytellers include Angelina Marie, Xavier Retana, Marta Johnson, and Jasmine Davila. 8 PM, Free, Swim Cafe. Up on the north side, the Uptown Poetry Slam keeps up its weekly schedule. Aaron […]

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A Glimpse Into Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace

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The Millions allows readers the opening paragraphs of DT Max’s David Foster Wallace biography: “The Wallaces ate at 5:45 p.m. Afterward, Jim Wallace would read stories to Amy and David. And then every night the children would get fifteen minutes each in their beds to talk to Sally about anything that was on their minds. […]

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