David Foster Wallace Rank
About David Foster Wallace
David Foster Wallace was an American novelist and short story writer famed for his 1996 novel entitled Infinite Jest. His other notable works include The Broom of the System, A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again and Brief Interviews with Hideous Men. He was working on the novel The Pale King when he committed suicide in 2008. He was 46 years old.
He married painter Karen L. Green in 2004. He remained married to her until his death in 2008.
Throughout his career, he amassed numerous awards and honors including a Whiting Award, a Lannan Literary Award and a Salon Book Award. In 1997, he won the Aga Khan Prize for Fiction. Time magazine named Infinite Jest as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005. His unfinished novel The Pale King was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in 2012.
David Foster Wallace Rank
Famous quotes by David Foster Wallace
The problem is that once the rules of art are debunked, and once the unpleasant realities the irony diagnoses are revealed and diagnosed, 'then' what do we do?David Foster Wallace
This is nourishing, redemptive we become less alone inside.David Foster Wallace
David Foster Wallace's Popularity
David Foster Wallace was a famous American author, who was born on February 21, 1962. As a person born on this date, David Foster Wallace is listed in our database as the 1st most popular celebrity for the day (February 21) and the 33rd most popular for the year (1962).
People born on February 21 fall under the Zodiac sign of Pisces, the Fish. David Foster Wallace is the 393rd most popular Pisces.
Aside from information specific to David Foster Wallace's birthday, David Foster Wallace is the 2858th most famous American and ranks 1st in famous people born in Ithaca, New York, U.S.
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