Saturday, June 26, 2010

"Consider the Lobster" by David Foster Wallace: A 50-Word Book Review

Porn star awards galas, lobsters' feelings, Prescriptivist grammarians, talk show radio hosts, McCain, Updike, Kafka, Dostoevsky – in this essay collection, DFW digs into amazing array of subjects with his unmistakable writing style. Disadvantage: his vocabulary trumps mine so I had to consult my dictionary constantly. But well worth it.

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