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David Foster Wallace
Wallace in January 2006
February 21, 1962|
Ithaca, New York, United States
|Died||September 12, 2008
Claremont, California, United States
|Occupation||Novelist, short story writer, essayist, college professor|
|Genre||Literary fiction, non-fiction|
|Literary movement||Postmodern literature, Post-postmodernism, hysterical realism|
|Notable works||Infinite Jest (1996), A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again (1997), Brief Interviews with Hideous Men (1999), The Pale King (unfinished, 2011)|
David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and professor of English and creative writing. Wallace is widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest. It was called by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005.
Wallace died on September 12, 2008, at age 46.
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