Christopher John Farley over at Wall Street Journal Speakeasy is finally reading Infinite Jest. Properly. And he's going to blog about it, ‘Infinite Jest’: Blogging the Book (Part 1):
I interviewed David Foster Wallace not long before he committed suicide and a few months ago an editor called to talk to me about my final encounter with the author. Like most people, I count Wallace’s “Infinite Jest” as one of the best novels I’ve ever read. Actually, let me be a bit more precise. Like a certain set of (arguably) semi-pretentious folks, many of whom have been educated at leading universities or who have jobs in the major media, I count “Infinite Jest” as one of the books that I’ve started to read, but never actually completed in the strictest sense of that word.