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Sunday, September 14, 2008

David Foster Wallace Found Dead

David Foster Wallace, the novelist, essayist and humorist best known for his 1996 novel "Infinite Jest," was found dead Friday night at his home in Claremont, according to the Claremont Police Department. He was 46.

Jackie Morales, a records clerk at the department, said Wallace's wife called police at 9:30 p.m. Friday saying she had returned home to find that her husband had hanged himself.

-- Writer David Foster Wallace found dead

Damn. I knew Dave when I lived in Bloomington. I'm a bit at a loss for words - which is at least something I know he would appreciate.

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