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Blank on Blank Creates the 'Tom Robbins on Jitterbugs' Video - Posted 1 day, 14 hours ago
The Blank on Blank organization has created an animated video starring Even Cowgirls Get the Blues author Tom Robbins. The video embedded above features outtakes from a previously unheard interview conducted with Tod Mesirow that took place in 1994. In the past, the... [GalleyCat]

Blank on Blank Creates the 'Maya Angelou On Con Men' Video - Posted November 4, 2014
The Blank on Blank organization has created an animated video starring I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings memoirist Maya Angelou. The video embedded above features an unheard interview that took place in 1970 between ... [GalleyCat]

A Conversation with Robert De Niro's Film Archivist | New Dish on Gone With The Wind - Posted February 19, 2014
I was joined today by my good friend 'Mayor' Joe Armstrong who I first met (where else?) in this very dining room seven years ago. Joe has introduced me to countless interesting folks over the years including ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

A Conversation with Robert De Niro's Film Archivist | New Dish on Gone With The Wind - Posted February 19, 2014
I was joined today by my good friend 'Mayor' Joe Armstrong who I first met (where else?) in this very dining room seven years ago. Joe has introduced me to countless interesting folks over the years including ... [FishbowlNY]

Actor Jason Segel to Play David Foster Wallace in a Film Adaptation - Posted December 13, 2013
Actors Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel will star in a film adaptation project entitled The End of the Tour. The movie script was inspired by the title, Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip With David Foster Wallace. According to ... [GalleyCat]

Infinite Jest Reader Chops Out Page Numbers - Posted June 27, 2013
As you can see by the photograph embedded above, one reader surgically removed all the page numbers while reading David Foster Wallace's imposing Infinite Jest. "Today I broke through the chains of oppression. No longer will page numbers tyrannize my life. I... have taken action," ... [GalleyCat]

Placing Literature Lets Your Map Scenes From Novels - Posted June 24, 2013
Have you ever wandered around San Francisco and wondered where Sam Spade lived? A new website called Placing Literature combines maps with scenes from novels to place literary landmarks in real locations on maps. The app launched last week and already has more June 19 ... [FishbowlDC]

Placing Literature Lets Your Map Scenes From Novels - Posted June 24, 2013
Have you ever wandered around San Francisco and wondered where Sam Spade lived? A new website called Placing Literature combines maps with scenes from novels to place literary landmarks in real locations ... [Inside Mobile Apps]

David Foster Wallace Letters & Manuscript Sold for $125,000 - Posted June 11, 2013
A package of letters, envelopes and a short story manuscript by the late David Foster Wallace sold for $125,000 at Sothebys. The corresp... [GalleyCat]

David Foster Wallace's 'This is Water' Speech in Short Film - Posted May 20, 2013
The Glossary has created a short film incorporating an abridged version of David Foster Wallace's "This is Water" commencement speech. We've embedded the project above--what do you think? Follow this link to listen to the address in its entirety. Walla... [GalleyCat]

Celebrate David Foster Wallace's Birthday With Your Thesaurus - Posted February 21, 2013
The late David Foster Wallace was born on February 21, 1962, so today is a good day to remember that you can get some free writing advice from the great novelist while working on your computer. Every Mac computer contains a copy of the ... [GalleyCat]

Free eBooks for Your New iPad, Kindle or Nook - Posted December 25, 2012
Readers around the globe have unwrapped new tablets and eReaders this holiday season. Below, we've included a long, long, long list of free and legal eBooks you can download right now for any device. Explore our Project Gutenberg lists and click "read this eBook online" to sample the book without downloading anything. If... [GalleyCat]

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace Is Currently $4 on Amazon, B&N and iTunes - Posted December 7, 2012
Amazon, ... [GalleyCat]

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace Is Currently $4 on Amazon, B&N and iTunes - Posted December 6, 2012
Amazon, ... [semanticweb.com]

David Foster Wallace Archive Now Includes Drafts of The Pale King - Posted September 27, 2012
The Harry Ransom Center announced that literary scholars can now examine a trove of drafts and materials from David Foster Wallace's unfinished and final novel, The Pale King. ... [GalleyCat]

Michael Pietsch Becomes CEO of Hachette Book Group - Posted September 11, 2012
Michael Pietsch is leaving his post as the publisher of Little, Brown and Company and is becoming the CEO of the Hachette Book Group. He'll officially replace his predecessor, ... [TVNewser]

Michael Pietsch Becomes CEO of Hachette Book Group - Posted September 11, 2012
Michael Pietsch is leaving his post as the publisher of Little, Brown and Company and is becoming the CEO of the Hachette Book Group. He'll officially replace his predecessor, ... [MediaJobsDaily]

David Foster Wallace's 'Infinite Jest' Plotted On Web Map Project - Posted September 7, 2012
Author David Foster Wallace's iconic book Infinite Jest has been brought to life in map form thanks to the work of D.C.-based artist William Beutler. ... [GalleyCat]

David Foster Wallace Works Get Mapped In New Web App - Posted September 5, 2012
While you probably don't think of map apps you probably don't think of literature, D.C.-based artist William Beutler has a new Web map app that is based on David Foster Wallace's book Infinit... [Inside Mobile Apps]

David Foster Wallace Thesaurus and 'Sex & The Single Girl' Audition - Posted August 25, 2012
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including David Foster Wallace on your Mac's thesaurus, the worst sentence of the year and our massive ... [AllTwitter]

David Foster Wallace Thesaurus and 'Sex & The Single Girl' Audition - Posted August 24, 2012
For your weekend reading pleasure, here are our top stories of the week, including David Foster Wallace on your Mac's thesaurus, the worst sentence of the year and our massive ... [GalleyCat]

David Foster Wallace on Your Mac Thesaurus - Posted August 22, 2012
You can get some free writing advice from the great David Foster Wallace while working on your computer. Every Mac computer contains a copy of the Oxford American Writer's Thesaurus, a powerful tool for writers that featu... [GalleyCat]

Book Riot's Start Here Project on Kickstarter - Posted August 15, 2012
How do you know where to start reading a new author? The Book Riot team hopes to raise $25,000 on Kickstarter for a new book that will help you answer that question. We've embedded a video about ... [GalleyCat]

No Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Awarded - Posted April 16, 2012
There was no Pulitzer Prize for fiction awarded this year. Train Dreams by Denis Johnson, Swamplandia! by Karen Russell and The Pale King by David Foster Wallace were all nominated. ... [semanticweb.com]

No Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Awarded - Posted April 16, 2012
There was no Pulitzer Prize for fiction awarded this year. Train Dreams by Denis Johnson, Swamplandia! by Karen Russell and The Pale King by David Foster Wallace were all nominated. ... [GalleyCat]

Free eBooks That Inspired David Foster Wallace - Posted February 21, 2012
To celebrate the 50th birthday of the great David Foster Wallace, we've collected free eBook editions of seven books that inspired the late novelist. Follow the links below to download the books. We adapted the list of books from Laura Miller's ... [semanticweb.com]

Free eBooks That Inspired David Foster Wallace - Posted February 21, 2012
To celebrate the 50th birthday of the great David Foster Wallace, we've collected free eBook editions of seven books that inspired the late novelist. Follow the links below to download the books. We adapted the list of books from Laura Miller's ... [GalleyCat]

Jennifer Weiner Analyzes Gender Balance in NYT Fiction Coverage - Posted January 17, 2012
Novelist Jennifer Weiner has made a count of men and women reviewed by the New York Times last year. Overall, Weiner (pictured, ... [semanticweb.com]

What Is Your Most Anticipated Book This Year? - Posted July 6, 2011
The Millions collected a list of 66 highly anticipated new titles coming out in the second half of 2011. The listed included George R.R. Martin with ... [GalleyCat]

Henry Rollins, Megan Mullally, Josh Radnor and More Perform The Pale King by David Foster Wallace - Posted April 22, 2011
When David Foster Wallace committed suicide in 2008, he left behind legions of grieving fans, a gaping hole in the literary world, and an unfinished novel about agents of the Internal Revenue Service in Peoria, Illinois. That book, pieced together and ... [FishbowlLA]

David Foster Wallace Grade School Poem in The Guardian - Posted April 15, 2011
While exploring the David Foster Wallace archive, Justine Tal Goldberg unearthed a poem most likely written as a grade school assignment. According to ... [GalleyCat]

David Foster Wallace Tax Tips - Posted April 15, 2011
David Foster Wallace's final novel comes out today. With a few days before taxes are due, we've collected tax tips gleaned from The Pale King. The 547-page novel follows the obsessive mental adventures of IRS agen... [GalleyCat]

New Yorker's Franzen Freebie | CPB Escapes Cuts | More Yesterday's News - Posted April 13, 2011
Jonathan Franzen writing about his buddy David Foster Wallace? Sounds like crack to a certain breed of contemporary-lit fanboy (i.e., me), which might be why The New Yorker picked just such a piece by Franzen to lure readers into "liking" the magazine on Facebook. Well, I like you anyway, New Yorker--... [MediaJobsDaily]

Jonathan Frazen Writes About David Foster Wallace's Suicide - Posted April 11, 2011
For a limited time, The New Yorker will give Facebook fans free access to a Jonathan Franzen essay about his relationship with the late David Foster Wallace. Follow this link to access the essay. Her... [GalleyCat]

David Foster Wallace Novel Inspires Online Detectives - Posted March 16, 2011
On April 15, David Foster Wallace's final, unfinished novel will be published. Performing a bit of literary detective work, The Millions ... [GalleyCat]

Jonathan Lethem: 'Brooklyn Is Repulsive with Novelists, It's Cancerous with Novelists' - Posted February 15, 2011
In a LA Times profile over the weekend, novelist Jonathan Lethem took a shot at all the novelists living and working in Kings County, ... [GalleyCat]

Best Book-Based Netflix Movies Online for People Who Hate Valentine's Day - Posted February 11, 2011
We know there are a few readers out there who dread Valentine's Day. Inspired by eBookNewser's Top 10 Most Romantic Adaptation list, we've created a Best Book-Based Netflix Streaming Movies for People Who Hate Valentine's Day list. Below, we've picked the best... [semanticweb.com]

David Foster Wallace and His Philosophy Thesis - Posted November 18, 2010
In December, Columbia University Press will publish David Foster Wallace's undergraduate philosophy thesis from Amherst. During his senior year, the aspiring author also finished a 500-page creative... [GalleyCat]

David Foster Wallace Archive Open for Research - Posted September 14, 2010
The David Foster Wallace Archive is now open for research at the Harry Ransom Center. Above, we've embedded two annotated pages from David Foster Wallace's battered teaching copy of Thomas Harris's bestselling novel, Th... [GalleyCat]

David Foster Wallace Footnotes Horatio Alger - Posted June 1, 2010
As we enter the final week of our World's Longest Literary Remix contest, submissions are still po... [GalleyCat]

Best Netflix Streaming Movies for Readers: Dramas Based on Contemporary Literature - Posted May 28, 2010
Thousands of Netflix users enjoy the "Watch Instantly" section of the popular DVD rental website--streaming movies straight to their computers or televisions. Still, it can be difficult to find the perfect movie amid the overwhelming selection. To help literary minded movie fans with Netflix accounts surf through the overwhelming selection, here are... [GalleyCat]

N+1 Editor Scores $650,000 for First Novel - Posted April 2, 2010
Bloomberg News has a long profile up about Chad Harbach, an n+1 editor who recently auctioned his first novel to Little, Brown for $650,000. Little, Brown was not the highest bidder for the book, but Harbac... [GalleyCat]

Enhanced eBook Edition of David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest Coming - Posted March 17, 2010
Enhanced eBooks have been the talk of the town this week--from SXSW to bestselling novelists. Over at ... [GalleyCat]

David Foster Wallace Archive Finds a Home - Posted March 9, 2010
Yesterday the University of Texas at Austin's Harry Ransom Center acquired the archive of writer David Foster Wallace. The collection includes annotated books from the author's bookshelf, like that scribble-filled copy (pictured, ... [GalleyCat]

Sex and the 21st Century Male Writer - Posted January 4, 2010
Can contemporary male authors write a good sex scene? In a NY Times Book Review essay this weekend, cultural critic Katie Roiphe argued that male authors have lost their taste for steamy sex. Here's ... [GalleyCat]

David Foster Wallace Grammar Exercise - Posted December 2, 2009
Today the literary folks at HTML Giant launched an informal grammar contest based on David Foster Wallace's work-- publishing an actual worksheet from a nonfiction workshop taught by the obsessive author. Here's an excerpt from the post: "... [GalleyCat]

Author Photo Confidential - Posted April 7, 2009
In at least one major magazine, an author's fortunes can rise and fall on the strength of an author photo. NPR's Morning Edition studied the evolving art of the author photo this morning, looking at a ... [GalleyCat]

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