Subject:

David Foster Wallace

  • Calendar

    July 4, 2013
  • Blogs

    October 8, 2012

    Jonathan Franzen's Dramatic Adventures in Webster Groves Real Estate: The Play!

    A new play based on Jonathan Franzen's essay "House For Sale" opens this Saturday, October 13, at The Duke on 42nd Street, a theater in New York. Actually, it's just previews; the "post-opening" is October 25. (But where is the actual opening?) The essay concerns Franzen's return to Webster Groves ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending September 2, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books and Subterranean Books. We may not have been as clear as we could have been, but we' ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 3, 2012

    Danforth Center Researchers Hot on Trail of Vaccine for Cruise Ship Stomach Flu

    There may be no vaccine for the plague of cruise ships -- for further details, see David Foster Wallace's classic essay, "Shipping Out" -- but not at least team of researchers that includes Tom Smith, a lead investigator at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center, may be on the way to building a va ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 19, 2011

    Tough Going at the Missouri State Fair

    ​Man! First Lynryd Skynyrd canceled their show last week for health reasons, and now the power's out at the Missouri State Fair in Sedalia.Last night, a storm knocked over trees, power lines, tents and concession stands at the fairgrounds. The grounds are closed to the public this morning, but far ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 25, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Jennifer SilverbergEric Greitens, Navy SEAL, humanitarian and now bestselling author.​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending April 17, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Bo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 18, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    ​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending April 10, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranean Books, Sue's News and The Book House. Amazingly, there were some ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 11, 2011

    Your Weekly St. Louis Bestseller List

    Not just a New York Times bestseller, but a St. Louis bestseller, too!​Here's your weekly St. Louis bestseller list for the week ending April 3, as compiled by the St. Louis Independent Booksellers Alliance and based on sales at Left Bank Books, Main Street Books, Pudd'nhead Books, Subterranea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2011

    Subterranean's Pale King Release Party Moved to Friday, Thanks to Amazon

    ​Yes, yes, Riverfront Times recently ran a feature story excoriating Amazon for the toll it's taking on independent bookstores (at least the ones that specialize in new books), but now it turns out you have a reason to be grateful for the online behemoth, at least if you're a David Foster Wall ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 21, 2010

    Adam Levin Talks About The Instructions

    ​The Instructions is the best 1,030-page book about a super-brilliant, super-violent ten-year-old with Messianic tendencies that you're going to read this year. (It doesn't matter that there probably aren't that many others.) This first novel by Adam Levin has been touted as the literary love ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 22, 2010

    I've Been Reading: Nikki Furrer of Pudd'nhead Books

    At a loss for something to read? Every week Daily RFT will ask a specially-chosen St. Louisan what they've been reading. Brilliant ideas, just waiting to be stolen! Nikki Furrer, owner, Pudd'nhead Books: courtesy Random House​Shit, I have to look. I forgot the title, but I was reading it all ... More >>

  • News

    February 4, 2009
  • Music

    April 30, 2008

    Randy Newman

    7:30 p.m. Sunday, May 4. Sheldon Concert Hall, 3648 Washington Boulevard

  • Film

    December 22, 2004

    Sea of Loathe

    Wes Anderson takes Bill Murray out to sea and strands him there

  • News

    March 10, 2004

    Raising the Bar

    A week of the drink

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 26, 2001

    Best Used-Book Store

    Subterranean Books

  • Music

    June 9, 1999
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