Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

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Little, Brown and Company, Jun 29, 2014 - Man-woman relationships - 212 pages
David Foster Wallace made an art of taking readers into places no other writer even gets near. The series of stories from which this exuberantly acclaimed book takes its title is a sequence of imagined interviews with men on the subject of their relations with women. These portraits of men at their most self-justifying, loquacious, and benighted explore poignantly and hilariously the agonies of sexual connections.

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User Review  - modioperandi - LibraryThing

A thoroughly disturbing collection of short stories. A dive into the point-of-view of troubled mostly dangerous people. Some stories are not that and the ones that are not in the interview form are ... Read full review

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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

My favorite DFW fiction so far, though that only includes IJ and Girl With Curious Hair. This collection has a much better balance between stories I just want to read, and stories I only want to write ... Read full review

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David Foster Wallace (1962-2008) is the author of Infinite Jest, Girl with Curious Hair, "Everything and More, The Broom of the System", and other fiction and nonfiction. Among his honors, he received a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, and a Whiting Writers' Award.

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