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D.T. Max takes on the life of David Foster Wallace
D.T. Max knew what he was getting into when he decided to write a biography of David Foster Wallace. In March 2009, he published a long piece in the New Yorker about Wallace's suicide and the author's inability to finish "The Pale King," the novel left incomplete at the time of his death.
By David L. Ulin, Los Angeles Times Book Critic
September 9, 2012