Both Flesh and Not
Both Flesh and Not
Essays


Brilliant, dazzling, never-before-collected nonfiction writings by "one of America's most daring and talented writers." (Los Angeles Times Book Review).

Both Flesh and Not gathers fifteen of Wallace's seminal essays, all published in book form for the first time.

Never has Wallace's seemingly endless curiosity been more evident than in this compilation of work spanning nearly 20 years of writing. Here, Wallace turns his critical eye with equal enthusiasm toward Roger Federer and Jorge Luis Borges; Terminator 2 and The Best of the Prose Poem; the nature of being a fiction writer and the quandary of defining the essay; the best underappreciated novels and the English language's most irksome misused words; and much more.

Both Flesh and Not restores Wallace's essays as originally written, and it includes a selection from his personal vocabulary list, an assembly of unusual words and definitions.

Title Both Flesh and Not
Subtitle Essays
Author David Foster Wallace
Publisher Back Bay Books
Title First Published 19 November 2013
Format Paperback
Nb of pages 336 p.
ISBN-10 0316182389
ISBN-13 9780316182386
Publication Date 19 November 2013
Main content page count 336
Weight 16 oz.
 


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