The David Foster Wallace Audio Project

Listen to a a great contemporary writer

I started reading David Foster Wallace last summer. Or better, I started listening to him reading his book of essays ‘Consider the Lobster’. I was struck by his voice, in both senses of the term. The stylistic directness with which he speaks to his reader works with, not against, the extraordinary honesty of his ideas and the sophistication of his vocab. Hearing him read his own words adds considerably to the effect. So here’s a complete website of recordings of David Foster Wallace.

David Foster Wallace

David Foster Wallace

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David Foster Wallace
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The David Foster Wallace Audio Project



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Peter Brook at the Teatro Valle Occupato

A great British director in Rome


Peter Brook is one the great theatre directors of the twentieth century. His 1970 production of A Midsummer Night's Dream made theatre history.

On Friday April 12 at 8pm the Teatro Valle Occupato is screening 'The Tightrope', a documentary about Brook by his son, Simon Brook. The film will be followed by a public debate with Peter Brook.

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