First Edition of David Foster Wallace's Oblivion; Signed by Him
Foster Wallace, David.
Item Number: 23041
Boston: Little Brown & Company, 2004.
First edition of this collection of stories. Octavo, original half cloth. Signed by David Foster Wallace on the title page. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Jacket design by Mario J. Pulice.
Oblivion is David Foster Foster Wallace's third and final short story collection. "It has breathtakingly smart" stories are "epic modernism," with "big plots, absurd Beckettian humor and science-fiction-height ideas portrayed vis-a-vis slow, realistic stream of consciousness (Joel Stein, Time). It was named one of the New York Times 100 Notalble books of 2004.