Incarnations of Burned Children  MAY 14 2009

Another of David Foster Wallace's short stories finds its way online: Esquire reprints Incarnations of Burned Children, originally from Oblivion.

Big fat warning: this story is really disturbing (especially if you have small children) and likely a significant part of the reason why Salon said that Wallace "has perfected a particularly subtle form of horror story" in their review of Oblivion. (via unlikely words)

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