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Although of Course You End up Becoming Yourself A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace

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ISBN-10: 030759243X

ISBN-13: 9780307592439

Edition: 2010

Authors: David Lipsky

List price: $24.00
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"If you can think of times in your life that yours"ve treated people with extraordinary decency and love, and pure uninterested concern, just because they were valuable as human beings. The ability to do that with ourselves. To treat ourselves the way we would treat a really good, precious friend. Or a tiny child of ours that we absolutely loved more than life itself. And I think itrs"s probably possible to achieve that. I think part of the job wers"re here for is to learn how to do it. I know that sounds a little pious." -- David Foster Wallace An indelible portrait of David Foster Wallace, by turns funny and inspiring, based on a five-day trip with award-winning writer David Lipsky during…    
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Book details

List price: $24.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 4/13/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

David Lipsky was born in New York City on July 20, 1965. He received a B.A. from Brown University in 1987 and an M.A. in creative writing from Johns Hopkins University. He is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone Magazine. His work has also appeared in numerous publications including The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Magazine Writing, The New York Times, and The New York Times Book Review. He contributes as an essayist to NPR's All Things Considered and teaches creative writing at the M.F.A. program at New York University. His books include The Art Fair, Three Thousand Dollars, and Absolutely American.