Reading Roundup

David Foster Wallace – Pale King It’s pretty depressing to think that Wallace was hacking away at this thing the last 10 years of his life, without success. Granted, there are some pretty impressive sections here (POV tales of oddball characters, ending up as tax processors in Peoria, IL), and…

The Novel in the Internet Age

From The Point (http://www.thepointmag.com/archive/hard-feelings/): Whats starts out as a critique of the works of Houellebecq turns into an exploration of what and where literature can go in the 21st century.  Found this passage very truthful, especially since I’ve been reading DFW’s Infinite Jest,…