"Infinite Jest" by David Foster Wallace

In a book review dated Feb. 7, 1997, Los Angeles Times staff writer Susan Salter Reynolds wrote: [I]t's nice to see young folks having fun with language, and I think that after his famed 1,000-page novel, "Infinite Jest," there is no question that David Foster Wallace has fun with language. He trounces words; he pivots on commas; he drops in and out of styles like a vaudevillian who lets the audience watch him change costumes right there on stage.... It's the dress-up quality of Wallace's prose that is both disconcerting and charming.
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