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David Foster Wallace Biography
David Foster Wallace (born February 21, 1962 in Philo, Illinois) is an American writer. He graduated from Amherst College in 1986 and from the University of Arizona. He is a recipient of the MacArthur Foundation "genius grant". He taught at Illinois State University for most of the 1990s. He began teaching at Pomona College in the fall of 2002.


The Broom of the System (1987)
Girl with Curious Hair (1990)
Infinite Jest (1996)
Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1999)
Oblivion: Stories (2004)

Signifying Rappers: Rap and Race In the Urban Present (1990), coauthored with Mark Costello
A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again (1997)
Up Simba! (2000)
Everything and More (2003)
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