David Foster Wallace

Born Feb 21, 1962
  • Writer, Novelist, Professor, Essayist
Net Worth
$5 Million
David Foster Wallace was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, and professor of English and creative writing. Wallace is widely known for his 1996 novel Infinite Jest, which was cited by Time magazine as one of the 100 best English-language novels from 1923 to 2005. Los Angeles Times b...
David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace Stats

Nickname

: D. F. Wallace, D.F.W., David Foster

Profession

: Writer, Novelist, Professor, Essayist

Nationality

: United States of America

Date of Birth

: February 21, 1962

Place of Birth

: Ithaca

Date of Death

: September 12, 2008

Place of Death

: Claremont

Cause of Death

: Hanging | Suicide
Appearances

David Foster Wallace Influences

  1. Donald Barthelme
  2. John Barth
  3. Don DeLillo
    Don DeLillo
  4. William Gaddis
  5. Thomas Pynchon
    Thomas Pynchon
  6. Cynthia Ozick
  7. Flannery O'Connor
  8. Tobias Wolff
    Tobias Wolff
  9. Fyodor Dostoyevsky
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  10. Julio Cortázar
    Julio Cortázar

David Foster Wallace Albums

    David Foster Wallace Books

    1. The Pale King
    2. Infinite Jest
    3. Brief Interviews with Hideous Men
    4. The Broom of the System
    5. Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays
    6. A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments
    7. Girl with Curious Hair
    8. Everything and More
    9. Oblivion: Stories
    10. McCain's Promise: Aboard the Straight Talk Express with John McCain and a Whole Bunch of Actual Reporters, Thinking About Hope
      McCain's Promise: Aboard the Straight Talk Express with John McCain and a Whole Bunch of Actual Reporters, Thinking About Hope

    David Foster Wallace Subject of Books

    1. Although of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself

    David Foster Wallace Political Donations

    • 2004
    • $500
      John Kerry for President
    • AMERICA COMING TOGETHER
      $200
    • Total:
      $700
    David Foster Wallace