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Writers’ Reel: David Foster Wallace in Conversation

Listen to the late David Foster Wallace being interviewed by David Kipen in San Francisco for City Arts & Lectures in 2004. The in-depth audio clip covers many topics including his writing process, how he found solace in reading, and striving to reach his reader.
“I started reading very young, and one of the reasons I started reading very young was, for whatever reason, I was lonely. One of things I went to books for was a relationship.” – David Foster Wallace