7 Books You Could Read in the Time It Would Take You to Read ‘Infinite Jest’

They’re just as important, they add up to the same number of pages—and you’ll definitely have more fun doing it

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Me as “Sexy David Foster Wallace.” Though I was told I could have also been “Smart Axl Rose.”

FEVER DREAM by Samanta Schweblin—183 pages

THE LAST SAMURAI by Helen DeWitt—482 pages

You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine by Alexandra Kleeman—283 pages

Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi—324 pages

How Should a Person Be? by Sheila Heti—320 pages

The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli—190 pages

I Love Dick by Chris Kraus—261 pages

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