Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

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.

The 329th 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 (greatbooksguide.com)
  5. - 90th on Harvard Book Store Staff's Favorite 100 Books (Harvard Book Store)
  6. - 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die (The Book)
  7. - The 50 Books Everyone Needs to Read, 1963-2013 (Flavor Wire)
  8. - From Zero to Well-Read in 100 Books (Jeff O'Neal at Bookriot.com)
  9. - The Graphic Canon (Book)
  10. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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Name Binding Sales Rank Lowest New Lowest Used Published
Infinite Jest: Part II Audible Audiobook 139184 $39.99 2013
Infinite Jest: Part I With a Foreword by Dave Eggers Audible Audiobook 81268 $39.99 2013
Infinite Jest, Part III: The Endnotes Audible Audiobook 26924 $9.99 2013
Infinite Jest Paperback 3356 $11.19 $3.12 2006
La broma infinita Hardcover 8729508 $45.30 $76.00 2002
BROMA INFINITA, LA(9788499892474) Paperback 3420888 $17.33 $19.99 1900
La broma infinita / Infinite Jest (Spanish Edition) Paperback 996240 $17.45 $17.33 2017
Infinite Jest: A Novel by Wallace, David Foster (1st (first) Edition) [Hardcover(1996)] Hardcover 429135 $27.90 $25.19 1995
Infinite Jest Kindle Edition 4066 $9.99 2009
Infinite Jest: A Novel Hardcover 20563 $21.71 $17.48 1996
Infinite Jest: A Novel Paperback 345734 $14.78 $2.54 1997
Infinite Jest Paperback 122279 $16.17 $16.14 2005
Infinite Jest (Abacus 40th Anniversary) Paperback 7642221 $446.78 $22.04 2013
From 'Infinite Jest.' (excerpt): An article from: The Review of Contemporary Fiction Digital 11548234 $5.95 1993
Infinite Jest: A Novel -- 20th Anniversary Edition Paperback 2244 $12.38 2016
Infinite JestINFINITE JEST by Wallace, David Foster (Author) on Feb-01-1996 Hardcover Hardcover 4427223 $29.15 $22.56 1996