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BOTH FLESH AND NOT: Essays

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Previously uncollected essays and reportage by the late author, reflecting his varied interests, from tennis to Borges to higher math.This collection is arranged not in terms of chronology but notoriety: It's front-loaded with three pieces that Wallace fans have long wished to see in book form. "Federer Both Flesh and Not" is a bracing critical study of tennis star Roger Federer at Wimbledon in ... Read full review

Review: Both Flesh and Not: Essays

Editorial Review - Bookreporter.com - Harvey Freedenberg

In his 2012 essay collection FARTHER AWAY, Jonathan Franzen devotes two pieces to his relationship with David Foster Wallace, “a friendship of compare and contrast and (in a brotherly way) compete,” as he described it. For Franzen, as he put it in remarks delivered at Wallace's memorial service in 2008, it was “such a great happiness and privilege and endlessly interesting challenge to be Dave's ... Read full review

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