DT Max on the Letters and Unfinished Work of David Foster Wallace

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Journalist DT Max tells Steve Paulson about David Foster Wallace's creative struggles with the novel he left unfinished when he committed suicide in September of 2008. It's called "The Pale King" and explores Wallace's longtime preoccupation with boredom.

DT Max wrote "The Unfinished: David Foster Wallace Struggles to Surpass 'Infinite Jest'" for "The New Yorker." Max is also the author of the book "The Family That Couldn't Sleep."