What I Did On My Summer Vacation, or How To Get a Genius Grant

Best known for his 1,000+ page post-modern door-stopper Infinite Jest, for which he won a McArthur Foundation “Genius Grant,” writer David Foster Wallace is also known for his use (some might say “absuse”) of footnotes. Infinite Jest has 400 footnotes – and it is work of fiction, not a definitive scholarly text about jesters or … Continue reading What I Did On My Summer Vacation, or How To Get a Genius Grant