Newsweek Probes David Foster Wallace’s Papers

Over at Newsweek there’s an “infinitely fascinating” look at the unpublished writing of David Foster Wallace, recently housed at the University of Texas at Austin’s Harry Ransom Center.

The analysis begins with a story of Wallace’s that was written when he was nine years old, from the perspective of a teakettle (“Ouch! Listen I come to you for advice. This flame is real hot but I love my job”).

Click here from a bit of Infinite Jest from the cutting room floor.

Newsweek Probes David Foster Wallace’s Papers