Both flesh and not : essays / David Foster Wallace.
Author: Wallace, David Foster.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2012.
ISBN: 9780316182379 (hc) :
Description: vii, 328 p. ; 22 cm.
Subject: American essays 21st century.
Contents: Federer both flesh and not -- Fictional futures and the conspicuously young -- The empty plenum : David Markson's Wittgenstein's Mistress -- Mr. Cogito -- Democracy and commerce at the U.S. Open -- Back in new fire -- The (as it were) seminal importance of Terminator 2 -- The nature of the fun -- Overlooked : five direly underappreciated U.S. novels > 1960 -- Rhetoric and the math melodrama -- The best of the prose poem -- Twenty-four word notes -- Borges on the couch -- Deciderization 2007 : a special report -- Just asking.
Summary: A compilation of fifteen of Wallace's seminal essays, all published in book form for the first time.