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15.6.11

Interview with David Foster Wallace

2006 conversation published in English for the first time
Ostap Karmodi introduces his talk with the late American writer David Foster Wallace: 'The occasion for our talk was the tenth anniversary of the publication of Infinite Jest. I planned to talk to Mr. Wallace for fifteen minutes, but we ended up talking for nearly two hours, and the subjects we covered ranged from the cynical tone of US politics, to the horrors of factory farming, to the state of American literature, to the progress in his own work. Though part of the interview was broadcast on Russia’s Radio Liberty, it has never been published in English.' [Read More]