Brief Interviews with Hideous Men

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Product Number: Z10007399
Released: Sep 08, 2009
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9781607881612
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David Foster Wallace made an art of taking readers into places no other writer even gets near. In his exuberantly acclaimed collection, BRIEF INTERVIEWS WITH HIDEOUS MEN, he combined hilarity and an escalating disquiet in stories that astonish, entertain, and expand our ideas of the pleasures that fiction can afford.

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Original Publish Date: Sep 08, 2009

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Product Number EB00276778
Released: Apr 10, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780316164696

Professional reviews

"The name of this collection of stories is slightly misleading, given the talent and likability of the cast of narrators who bring the late Wallace's work to life. Each of the performers, including actors John Krasinski, Will Forte, Malcolm Goodwin, and Bobby Cannavale, delivers a powerful reading that is as imaginative as the collection itself. Foster offers a plethora of unique stories that make fast-paced shifts in their topics and references--from adolescent fantasies revolving around the 1950s TV show "Bewitched" to a heinous kidnapping. Krasinski, who directed the film adaptation of the book, is especially fine, reading with a stern, intellectual edge that is at once witty and unabashed. As a whole, each narrator complements the unique work he delivers. L.B. (c) AudioFile 2010, Portland, Maine"

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