The Henry Ransom at U of Texas just got a million more subscribers to their blog.
The Center just became the home of the tragically late David Foster Wallace’s archives, and they’ve unpacked his books, and started making a list of all the words he circled in his dictionary.
That’s a scan of the first handwritten page of Infinite Jest.
Yeah, I can’t read it either.
And here’s the front spread from his copy of Updike’s Rabbit, Run.
Does that really say, “Sad smelling” … ?