David Foster Wallace

From Nabokov's butterfly collection to the legacy of Kobe Bryant: the best things we've read this week

By Harry Thorne
Frances Stark, My Best Thing, 2011, video still. Courtesy the artist, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York and Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

By Olivian Cha
Photograph: Edward Park

Journals, poems, biography and ‘direct implication’– the year in books

By Quinn Latimer
Aaron Flint Jamison, editor of Veneer magazine, 2011 (photograph: David Senior)

Experimental magazines, absurdist writing and new fiction, the publishing highlights of 2011

By David Senior and Emily Stokes
David Foster Wallace, c.2000

Unpacking David Foster Wallace’s library and the publication of his unfinished final novel

By Hermione Hoby

On the death of David Foster Wallace, a writer who reflected upon the joys and complications of language and living

By Jerome Boyd-Maunsell