This Website Breaks Down HOW To Finish The 1,079-Page Novel “Infinite Jest” In A Summer

This Website Breaks Down HOW To Finish The 1,079-Page Novel “Infinite Jest” In A Summer

Let’s be honest, many summer to-do lists are often chock-full of unchecked boxes by the end of August, normally with items like “rewatch GoT,” or “go on a hike,” but on some people’s list is to to finish “Infinite Jest.” That’s right, that billion and a half page novel by David Foster Wallace (OK, it’s really 1,079 pages but close enough!) is able to be completed within one season AND many people have done it.   “Infinite Jest” is the quintessential novel for the pretentious and proud. Set in a North American dystopian land, this novel covers the tropes of …

7 Authors’ Favorite Authors

7 Authors’ Favorite Authors

Thomas Edison was inspired by Thomas Jefferson. Einstein was inspired by Isaac Newton. Everyone in this world has an influence, including the greatest scientist. It is the same for the greatest writers. They have influenced you, but who influenced them? Here are authors and some of their favorite books and authors. Image courtesy of IMDB Vladimir Nabokov, the affluent Russian-American novelist, is famous for the dark and controversial story ‘Lolita.’ In an interview with The Paris Review, he says his childhood was full of Wells’s work. “‘H. G. Wells, a great artist, was my favorite writer when I was a …

7 Authors' Favorite Authors

7 Authors' Favorite Authors

Thomas Edison was inspired by Thomas Jefferson. Einstein was inspired by Isaac Newton. Everyone in this world has an influence, including the greatest scientist. It is the same for the greatest writers. They have influenced you, but who influenced them? Here are authors and some of their favorite books and authors. Image courtesy of IMDB Vladimir Nabokov, the affluent Russian-American novelist, is famous for the dark and controversial story ‘Lolita.’ In an interview with The Paris Review, he says his childhood was full of Wells’s work. “‘H. G. Wells, a great artist, was my favorite writer when I was a …

Your Design Could Become the Cover of the ‘Infinite Jest’ Anniversary Edition

Your Design Could Become the Cover of the ‘Infinite Jest’ Anniversary Edition

Graphic designers, take note: David Foster Wallace‘s publisher is looking for a new cover to cloak Infinite Jest, and they want to see what you can do. Little, Brown and Company is planning to release a new edition of the author’s famous and groundbreaking novel for the work’s 20th anniversary next year. The book was originally published in February of 1996. To design the cover of the anniversary edition, the publisher is turning to the public. They’re hosting a design contest with a top prize of $1,000 in the form of an American Express gift card. More importantly, the winning design could be featured on …