Unbeknownst to us, Infinite Summer was mentioned on television at some point.
Mark Flannigan, the Contemporary Literature Guide of About.com, is on-board.
Says Whitney of Feet on Polished Floor: “Reading David Foster Wallace is like punching yourself repeatedly in the face. But in a good way.”
Gerry Canavan, on the narrative shift that begins on page 140
The multiple perspectives characteristic of Infinite Jest have now, suddenly, infected the text itself; the chapter headings that had previously presented themselves as objective and reliable third-person-omniscient narration are now uncovered as subjective and perspectival, opinionated, excitable, and frankly a little confused.
Many bloggers are providing regular updates of their reading. Among them:
- Paul of I Just Read About That … , who provides character profiles, synopsies of plot developments, and more.
- The Feminist Texan.
- Charles & Leah of Ashcan Rantings.
- Ward at Brain Health Hacks.
- Sarah of Sarah’s Books
- Chris of Pandemonium of the Sun.
- Jennifer of Piano & Scene.
- Erica is using her MySpace page to track her progress through the novel.