David Foster Wallace was an American author of novels, essays and short stories. He is widely known for his novel Infinite Jest, and his final work, The Pale King, was released posthumously in 2011. Cormac McCarthy is an American novelist and playwright. Notable works include The Road, No Country For Old Men, and Blood Meridian. Many of his novels have appeared in “Top 100 Novels of All Time” lists, and he’s received countless awards and accolades. Here’s a Gmail chat I’d imagine the two authors having, although the scenario – during Wallace’s lifetime, would have been completely unlikely.
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