David Foster Wallace

When We Fell In Love – Mark Falkin

I am not the writer whose backstory includes always having my nose in a book. Most author…

When We Fell In Love – Max Neely-Cohen

Even though I did not fall in love with writing until I was 19, I always loved…

When We Fell In Love – Ravi Mangla

My sister was the reader in our family. I was the unruly one, not a scholar by…

Talking Books with Ben Schrank

I read The Broom of the System in high school, too, and probably didn’t like it as much as Less Than Zero. Now I would fault the myopia of my adolescent self. The Pale King is, I think, a brilliant if fragmented novel. I read a few pages of that book every few days and I’m wowed every time. I think it really is a novel about boredom and it serves as a beautiful antidote to my day job. The same is true for Emily Alone by Stuart O’Nan.