Publishing Industry Plays Eschaton. As the ugly fight between Amazon and Orbit Books' parent company Hachette continues, there's a fascinating profile of Hachette chief Michael Pietsch — who was the book editor that made Infinite Jest readable.
Did David Foster Wallace's death make an Infinite Jest movie more likely? It turns out Foster Wallace was working on the script for a movie adaptation as recently as last year, along with Sam Jones, who made the Wilco documentary I Am Trying To Break Your Heart. Filmsite Chud is speculating that all of the attention… Read more