Wall Street bonuses, poetry from Alissa Quart, and tax tips from David Foster Wallace.

Tax Tips From David Foster Wallace

Tax Tips From David Foster Wallace

Slate’s weekly business and finance podcast.
March 21 2015 2:03 AM

The Literary Edition

Journalist Alissa Quart shares her first book of poetry, then chats with Slate Money about Wall Street bonuses and the late David Foster Wallace’s tax advice.


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On this week’s episode, writer Alissa Quart schools host Felix Salmon and co-host Jordan Weissmann of Slate on the literary side of finance. Quart is the editor of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project.


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Alissa Quart is the executive editor of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project. She is the author of three nonfiction books—Branded, Hothouse Kids, and Republic of Outsiders—and the poetry book Monetized. She also writes the Outclassed column for the Guardian.

Felix Salmon is a journalist.

Jordan Weissmann is Slate’s senior business and economics correspondent.