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Everything and More: The Pale King by David Foster Wallace

 

April 26, 2011 | Old Gym | New York City

With Rick Moody, Sandro Veronesi, and Michael Pietsch; moderated by Laura Miller

 

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CLIPS: Rick Moody Reading (1)  | Rick Moody Reading (2)

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In this magnificent book left unfinished at his death, David Foster Wallace anatomizes contemporary American sadness and boredom by investigating its Internal Revenue System. The result: a hilarious, truthful, and embittered vision of late-model capitalism and its discontents.
 

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