Yet another review pulled from the vaults, unpublished — no memory of if or to whom I submitted it. Who cares about DFW anymore. Well, lots of people. Why not, he’s a good writer. Here were my thoughts on Max’s biography, back when it came out.

D.T. Max’s Every Love Story is a Ghost Story, the first book length biography of David Foster Wallace, gives us a thorough and convincing expression of what is, or has become, the “official” story about the writer, at least among his admirers. The story is that Wallace was a moralist: a whiz kid who could have sold novels on his wit and humor alone but…