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David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace as born on 21 February, 1962 in Ithaca, New York and died on 12 September, 2008 in Claremont, California. He is the author of Infinite Jest, The Broom of the System and The Pale King – the latter of which was posthumously published and nominated for 2012’s Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

He taught literature and is highly regarded for his post-modern approach to tackling topics including compassion, existentialism and human nature. He is a huge influence on authors including Jonathan Franzen and Zadie Smith. He suffered from depression all his life and committed suicide in 2012.


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