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Interview with David Foster Wallace in which

posted by Jason Kottke   Feb 23, 2005

Interview with David Foster Wallace in which he talks about challenging readers. “I had a teacher I liked who used to say good fiction’s job was to comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. I guess a big part of serious fiction’s purpose is to give the reader, who like all of us is sort of marooned in her own skull, to give her imaginative access to other selves.”

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