David Foster Wallace, R.I.P. – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age and Birthday

The novelist David Foster Wallace passed away at age 46, this age of death has to be considered premature. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of David Foster Wallace and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Brilliant but troubled author who is best known for Infinite Jest (1996) and other philosophically complex novels. He committed suicide at the age of forty-six.

His father was on the faculty of the University of Illinois and his mother taught English at an Illinois community college.

How did David Foster Wallace die?

David Foster Wallace's death was caused by suicide.

Information about the death of David Foster Wallace
Cause of deathSuicide
Age of death46 years
ProfessionNovelist
BirthdayFebruary 21, 1962
Death dateSeptember 12, 2008
Place of deathN/A
Place of burialN/A

Quotes by David Foster Wallace

We’re kind of wishing some parents would come back. And of course we’re uneasy about the fact that we wish they’d come back – I mean, what’s wrong with us?

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It seems important to find ways of reminding ourselves that most ‘familiarity’ is meditated and delusive.

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Rap’s conscious response to the poverty and oppression of U.S. blacks is like some hideous parody of sixties black pride.

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One of the things that makes Wittgenstein a real artist to me is that he realized that no conclusion could be more horrible than solipsism.

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What TV is extremely good at – and realize that this is ‘all it does’ – is discerning what large numbers of people think they want, and supplying it.

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