- Name: David Foster Wallace
- Born: 02/21/1962
- Died: 09/12/2008 (46 years old)
- Occupation: Writer, University Professor
David Foster Wallace (February 21, 1962 – September 12, 2008) was an American author of novels, short stories and essays, as well as a university professor of English and creative writing. Wallace is widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest, which Time magazine cited as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005. His posthumous novel, The Pale King (2011), was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 2012.
School: Amherst College (BA), University of Arizona (MFA)
Genre: Literary fiction, non-fiction
Birth Place: Ithaca, New York, U.S.
Death Place: Claremont, California, U.S.
David Foster Wallace quotes :
The problem is that once the rules of art are debunked, and once the unpleasant realities the irony diagnoses are revealed and diagnosed, 'then' what do we do?David Foster Wallace