All Things Considered: Writer Who Was the Voice of a Generation
When the novelist David Foster Wallace committed suicide at age 46, American literature lost one of its most influential living writers. A long account of Wallace’s life and what led to his suicide was published in The New Yorker in March of the following year.
Now, the author of that article, D.T. Max, has expanded the story in a new biography of David Foster Wallace. It’s called “Every Love Story is a Ghost Story.”