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Quarterly Conversation Review of The Last Interview

Barrett Hathcock positively reviews David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview for The Quarterly Conversation:

In a Google-ready era, a book like David Foster Wallace: The Last Interview does not necessarily need to exist. It collects the actual last interview Wallace conducted, which was with the Wall Street Journal in May of 2008 before he committed suicide on September 12 of the same year, along with five other interviews. All of these are readily available online with just a modicum of digging, and it seems that anyone who might be interested enough in Wallace to buy a book of interviews with him would have already read most of these by now.

So why does this book exist, and should you buy it? (Letís get this question out of the way early.) Absolutely. Even though you can get these interviews elsewhere, itís nice to have them collected here as part of Melville Houseís consistent and pleasurable Last Interview series.

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