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The Best David Foster Wallace Books  

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List of the best David Foster Wallace books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that David Foster Wallace is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of David Foster Wallace who want to know which novels they should start reading first. These books are quirky and plucky, so there's no reason why you shouldn't check out his work if you're a big reader.This list below has everything from Infinite Jest to Brief Interviews with Hideous Men. What are David Foster Wallace's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.
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Infinite Jest is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Ne... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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Oblivion: Stories is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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Brief Interviews with Hideous ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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Consider the Lobster: And Othe... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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This Is Water is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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The Pale King is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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Up Simba! is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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The Future of Fiction is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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The Broom of the System is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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Both Flesh and Not is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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Everything and More is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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Girl with Curious Hair is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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Signifying Rappers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best David Foster Wallace Books
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