A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments
In this exuberantly praised book - a collection of seven pieces on subjects ranging from television to tennis, from the Illinois State Fair to the films of David Lynch, from postmodern literary theory to the supposed fun of traveling aboard a Caribbean luxury cruiseliner - David Foster Wallace brings to nonfiction the same curiosity, hilarity, and exhilarating verbal facility that has delighted readers of his fiction, including the bestselling Infinite Jest.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - browner56 - LibraryThing
A Supposedly Fun Thing I’ll Never Do Again is a volume of seven non-fictional essays that David Foster Wallace originally published in various magazines and academic journals between 1990 and 1995 ... Read full review
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Hilarious commentary on a luxury cruise. It's his unusual way of seeing the world and his nonpareil way of describing it, that I miss his writing. Read full review
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A Supposedly Fun Thing Ill Never Do Again
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