OBLIVION, SIGNED BY DAVID FOSTER WALLACE
WALLACE, David Foster. Oblivion: Stories. New York, Boston: Little, Brown, 2004. Octavo, original blue and teal paper boards, original dust jacket. $1200.
First edition of Wallace's third and final collection of short stories, signed on the title page by Wallace, with his characteristic line drawn through his printed name.
The eight stories in this volume, selected as a 2004 New York Times Notable Book of the Year, display "big plots, absurd Beckettian humor and science-fiction-height ideas portrayed vis-a-vis slow, realistic stream of consciousness" (Time). The story "Good Old Neon" was included the collection The O. Henry Prize Stories 2002.
A fine signed copy.