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The Lost Years and Last Days of David Foster Wallace

David Lipsky / 2008

by David Lipsky

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Rolling Stone, oct 30 2008. a touching eulogy and biography that doesn't exclude any of the darker parts or his relationships (with Franzen, Bonnie Nadell, Karen Green). how he would sometimes call his mother to resolve grammar disputes with his students

Lipsky, D. (2012). The Lost Years and Last Days of David Foster Wallace. In ? Conversations with David Foster Wallace. University Press of Mississippi, pp. 161-185

cry noisily and continuously

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squalling, bruising, kneecapping editors

editorializing in an interview with DFW

—p.161 by David Lipsky
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squalling, bruising, kneecapping editors

editorializing in an interview with DFW

—p.161 by David Lipsky
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(North American) ridiculous; implausible

extremely drunk

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on DFW

—p.170 by Mark Costello
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on DFW

—p.170 by Mark Costello
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(verb) obtain (something) by devious or dishonest means

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I got very assertive research- and finagle- wise

—p.171 by David Foster Wallace
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I got very assertive research- and finagle- wise

—p.171 by David Foster Wallace
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a deep or considered thought about something OR the action of chewing the cud

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ruminations on Margaret Thatcher

—p.174 by David Foster Wallace
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ruminations on Margaret Thatcher

—p.174 by David Foster Wallace
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(verb) make more attractive, especially in a showy or gimmicky way

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high-gussy lunch

—p.177 by David Foster Wallace
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high-gussy lunch

—p.177 by David Foster Wallace
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