Into The World Of The Socially Misfit, A Moment Of Heart Pounding Excitement Arrives

On April 15th 2011, David Foster Wallace’s posthumous novel The Pale King will be released.

The Pale King by David Foster Wallace

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The David Foster Wallace Audio Project

A World Very Serious And Very Small

They were brilliant analytical minds.

But they were also incredibly illiterate, indifferent, frequently stupid and for the most part comfortable in their ignorance.

At one of the top American management consulting firms, I kept running to such Jekyll&Hyde-ian characters.

But the firm was not unusual – this seems to the the normal modern human mental condition and there appears to be no contradiction between the two states.

Jekyll and Hyde are indeed one! Details »