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Wallace was on of the most innovative and influential authors of the last 25 years. In this first in-depth biography, Max captures Wallace's compelling, turbulent life and times--his genius, his struggle to stay sane and happy in a difficult world, his anxiety, and loneliness.
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Dedmon Writer in Residence 2013/2014: D.T. Max ~ Logan Center, Seminar Terrace 801
D.T. Max will read from his New York Times bestselling book, Every Love Story Is a Ghost Story: A LIFE OF DAVID FOSTER WALLACE. A staff writer at The New Yorker, Max is also the author of THE FAMILY THAT COULDN'T SLEEP: A MEDICAL MYSTERY. He appears as part of the Dedmon Writer in Residence Program.
D.T. Max is currently a staff writer for The New Yorker and has worked as a journalist and editor at publications ranging from The New York Observer to Elle. He is the author of The Family That Couldn't Sleep: Medical Mystery. Max’s long essay on David Foster Wallace, “The Unfinished: David Foster Wallace’s struggle to Surpass Infinite Jest,” was published in the March 9, 2009 issue of The New Yorker to wide acclaim. He is a graduate of Harvard University and lives outside of New York City with his wife and two young children.
Cosponsored by The Kenyon Review and Student Lectureships. D.T. Max is a graduate of Harvard University and a staff writer at The New Yorker. His new book, Every Love Story Is A Ghost Story: A Life of David Foster Wallace, was released by Viking Penguin on August 30, 2012 and was a New York Times bestseller. He is also the author of The Family That Couldn't Sleep: A Medical Mystery. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, their two young children, and a rescued beagle who came to them named Max. (hipdeep)… (més)
“In his revealing new biography, D.T. Max gives us a sympathetic portrayal of Wallace’s life and work, tracing the connections between the two, while mapping the wellsprings of his philosophical vision…what Mr. Max’s book does do -- and does powerfully – is provide an emotionally detailed portrait of the artist as a young man.” Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times
“I’m having trouble remembering when I was last so consumed by any piece of writing, fiction or non… In providing a more complete sense of Wallace than we ever had while he lived, it makes his death feel more real, somehow more irrefutable. And, for anyone who felt a profound emotional connection to Wallace and his work, there’s a strenuously cathartic dimension to this: the experience of knowing him more fully, and of thereby feeling more completely the force and finality of his absence.” Mark O’Connell, Slate.com
D. T. Max, a graduate of Harvard University, is a staff writer for The New Yorker. He is the author of The Family That Couldn’t Sleep: A Medical Mystery. He lives outside of New York City.
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