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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again - David Foster Wallace Of the seven essays that comprise this collection, two of them are must-reads and freely available from Harper's website (don't bother with the other five). These pieces are long, so if you're going to print them out I recommend you do so from the office:
"Shipping Out," Harper's, January 1996
(aka, "A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again")
"Ticket to the Fair," Harper's, July 1994
(aka, "Getting Away From Pretty Much Already Being Away From It All")
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