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ISBN: 1594830991 / ISBN-13: 9781594830990

Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays


This brilliant and hilarious new collection of essays is offered by the award-winning author of the bestselling "Infinite Jest."

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  • Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays (Time Warner AudioBooks) – Audiobook CD (2005)
    by David Foster Wallace

    Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays

    Audiobook CD, Time Warner AudioBooks

    ISBN: 1594830991
    ISBN-13: 9781594830990

    Do lobsters feel pain? Did Franz Kafka have a sick sense of humour? What is John Updike's deal anyway? And who won the Adult Video News' Female Performer of the Year Award the same year Gwyneth Paltrow won her Oscar? David Foster Wallace answers these questions and more in his new book of hilarious non-fiction. For this collection, David Foster Wallace immerses himself in the three-ring circus that is the presidential race in order to document one of the most vicious campaigns in recent history. Later he strolls from booth ... Show more

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Reviews of Consider the Lobster: And Other Essays

Overall customer rating: 4.500
Kyle K

Great Book!

by Kyle K on Nov 29, 2013

David Foster Wallace proved himself an astute observer of the human condition. This book's insightful queries will be useful for any human with questions. More


DFW exposes Adult Video Awards

by Derthorn on Dec 18, 2008

Yes, despite the catchy headline David Foster Wallace really does turn his microscope on the American Video News's annual answer to the Acadamy Awards. And, then turns the same instrument on himself and on plenty of others in this display of his unique observational skills. As an added extra you also ... More


The Hilarious and Exasperating Mr. Wallace

by Ziffle on Apr 3, 2007

I first read the essay "Consider the Lobster" in Gourmet magazine, of all places! That Gourmet would publish David Foster Wallace signals the periodical's new lively and risky editorial stance, and its publication resulted in the magazines greatest number of letters to the editor as from any other ... More

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