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David Foster Wallace: The 'Fresh Air' Interview

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After struggling with depression for much of his adult life, writer David Foster Wallace committed suicide on Sept. 12, 2008. Giovanni Giovannetti/Effigie hide caption

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The Writer Who Was The Voice Of A Generation

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Late author David Foster Wallace's unfinished book The Pale King is the sequel to his 1996 novel, Infinite Jest. Giovanni Giovannetti/Effigie hide caption

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Foster Wallace: An Ordinary Guy Who Couldn't Be

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Late author David Foster Wallace's unfinished book, The Pale King, is the sequel to his 1996 novel, Infinite Jest. Giovanni Giovannetti/Effigie hide caption

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Author's Final Book An Unfinished Tale Of Boredom

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