What are “Words That David Foster Wallace Circled in His American Heritage Dictionary,” Alex?
Take a look at the list, then let us know if you gain new insight into the late author’s work. Do you have a theory as to what led DFW to circle a word? Do you remember seeing any of these words in DFW’s essays, journalism, and novels?Liz Cox Barrett is a freelance writer and graphic designer in Kalispell, Montana. She worked as a newspaper journalist in Denver and Kalispell for 20 years.