INFINITE JEST by David Foster Wallace

I know of no better exploration of addiction, longing for connection, and the trouble with entertainment culture than Infinite Jest. Challenging to read at times, laugh-out-loud funny, and every page is full of exquisite sentences.
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A gargantuan, mind-altering comedy about the pursuit of happiness in America. Set in an addicts' halfway house and a tennis academy, and featuring the most endearingly screwed-up family to come along in recent fiction, Infinite Jest explores essential questions about what entertainment is and why it has come to so dominate our lives; about how our desire for entertainment affects our need to connect with other people; and about what the pleasures we choose say about who we are.

Equal parts philosophical quest and screwball comedy, Infinite Jest bends every rule of fiction without sacrificing for a moment its own entertainment value. It is an exuberant, uniquely American exploration of the passions that make us human - and one of those rare books that renew the idea of what a novel can do.
Book Specifications
Release date: 0000-00-00
Binding: Paperback
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Publication date: 2006-11-13
Label: Back Bay Books
Pages: 1079
Edition: Anniversary
ASIN: 0316066524
ISBN: 0316066524
Height: 925
Length: 610
Weight: 242
Width: 215
Product Group: Book