The Audio Book Club on David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest.

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June 29 2009 6:22 PM

Infinite Summer

The Audio Book Club on David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest.

Thousands of socially networked bibliophiles have pledged to tackle David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest over three months this summer, endnotes and all, as part of the Infinite Summerchallenge. Back in March, Troy Patterson, Katie Roiphe, and James Surowiecki waded through the massive tome for Slate's "Audio Book Club." Use the player below to listen to their discussion. You can also download the file here.

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Troy Patterson is Slate's writer at large and writes the Gentleman Scholar column.

Katie Roiphe, professor at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, is the author of Uncommon Arrangements: Seven Marriages and In Praise of Messy Lives.

James Surowiecki writes the financial column at The New Yorker.

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