Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

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The lengthy and complex work takes place in a semi-parodic future version of North America. The novel touches on the topics of tennis, substance addiction and recovery programs, depression, child abuse, family relationships, advertising and popular entertainment, film theory, and Quebec separatism.

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The 403rd greatest fiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 7th on The Ideal Library (Book)
  2. - 64th on Entertainment Weekly's Top 100 Novels (Entertainment Weekly)
  3. - 71st on 20th Century's Greatest Hits: 100 English-Language Books of Fiction (Larry McCaffery)
  4. - 87th on The 100 Greatest Novels (
  5. - 90th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  6. - The Graphic Canon (Book)
  7. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at
  8. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)
  9. - The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013 (Flavor Wire)

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