06 May 2010

Four-part sheet music is a challenging read

Via Kottke: Craig Fehrman has posted the complete text of a "lost" 1996 profile of David Foster Wallace written for Details magazine by David Streitfeld. It's quite short, but it includes a couple of details about Wallace's relationship with Christianity I hadn't heard before, including one that really shouldn't be surprising given how much of his life he spent in the Midwest:
Recently he found a Mennonite house of worship, which he finds sympathetic even if the hymns are impossible to sing.

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