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A Five Dials special, celebrating the life and work of David Foster Wallace
1962 – 2008

These tributes were given on 23 October, 2008 at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York University, and are reproduced here with the kind permission of the authors and of Bonnie Nadell, David Foster Wallace’s literary agent and longtime friend.

Copyright in each tribute remains with its author.

Talks and readings by

Amy Wallace-Havens

Bonnie Nadell

Gerry Howard

Colin Harrison

Michael Pietsch

Don Delillo

Zadie Smith

George Saunders

Jonathan Franzen

Artwork by Michael Schmelling

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