by David Foster Wallace

Reviewer Rating:
4

Review

This is Water was the first and only commencement speech given by David Foster Wallace, at Kenyon College in the spring of 2005.  Wallace talks about the real value of a liberal arts education in this quick, thought-provoking read.  Definitely worth the 20 minutes it takes to get through it, but be aware of the irritating format: one sentence per page.  You can also listen to the audio of this speech online.

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