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First page of a handwritten draft of Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace. Image courtesy of The Harry Ransom Center
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Bound copy of "Corrections of Typos/Errors for Paperback Printing of Infinite Jest" from David Foster Wallace to Nona Krug and Michael Pietsch. On page 30, Wallace corrects the age of one of the characters in the book. Image courtesy of The Harry Ransom Center
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Bound copy of "Corrections of Typos/Errors for Paperback Printing of Infinite Jest" from David Foster Wallace to Nona Krug and Michael Pietsch. On page 30, Wallace corrects the age of one of the characters in the book. Image courtesy of The Harry Ransom Center
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Page from word list compiled by David Foster Wallace. Image courtesy of The Harry Ransom Center
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Page from word list compiled by David Foster Wallace. Image courtesy of The Harry Ransom Center
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"Viking Poem," written by David Foster Wallace when he was a child. Early use of his signature as "David Foster Wallace." Image courtesy of The Harry Ransom Center