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Arbitrary Detail: a definition

February 26, 2011


Endnote 84 in David Foster Wallace’s Infinite Jest is the citation and publication info for a self help book on grief by Elizabeth Harper Neeld, called Seven Choices. The note goes: “84. available on ROM via Interlace or in (remaindered) paperback from Delta/Delacorte Division of Bantam-Doubleday-Dell-Little-Brown itself a division of Bell Atlantic/TCI” What does […]

Haunted Books: DFW

November 29, 2010


What is there left of him when he’s done his work? What’s any artist, but the dregs of his work? The human shambles that follows it around? What’s left of the man when the work’s done but the shambles of an apology? -The Recognitions. Some colleagues and I have chosen to embark on a group […]