Appearing Elsewhere: The Pale King and the DFW Legacy

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You can read my take on The Pale King – and what it says about Wallace’s legacy – at New York Magazine.

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3 Responses to “Appearing Elsewhere: The Pale King and the DFW Legacy”

  1. Anonymous
    at 4:19 pm on April 1, 2011

    Thanks for this, Garth.

  2. Dreezer
    at 10:46 am on April 2, 2011

    Excellent review, sir.

  3. Bill Morris
    at 11:47 am on April 3, 2011


    Thank you for this soulful and inspiring appreciation of David Foster Wallace’s new novel. I agree with your conclusion – and DFW’s – that all of us, even wastoids, yearn to connect. You bring this home beautifully by quoting three simple sentences: “Look around you. The horizon trembling, shapeless. We are all of us brothers.” Please tell me this doesn’t mean you’re going to abandon The Millions in favor of the Mainstream!

    Bill Morris

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