The View From Mrs. Thompson’s

Here is a link to a pdf of David Foster Wallace’s essay, “The View From Mrs.Thompson’s,” scanned directly from the October 2001 issue of Rolling Stone magazine in which it appeared.

Did you catch that?  He wrote this essay within a month of the September 11th terrorist attacks.

Here’s an article I wrote about David Foster Wallace when he died in 2008.

David Foster Wallace reading "The View from Mrs. Thompson's"

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Dave Griffith is Assistant Professor of English at Sweet Briar College. He is the author of A Good War is Hard to Find: The Art of Violence in America.
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