I have talked several times on this blog about the writer David Foster Wallace (too busy to link). If you have any interest in this writer and/or his novel ‘Infinite Jest’ well maybe it is the perfect time to read his epic novel, because the infinite summer website is offering a great deal of help in reading this novel starting tomorrow - from June 21st to September 22nd (hence you will be able to complete the 1,000+ pages of this novel by reading 75 pages a week - 10-11 pages per day).
I can tell you reading the book is an ‘interesting experience’ based on my 2 journeys through it. I plan to start my 3rd, with everybody else, starting tomorrow.
There is all sorts of support, tips, tricks, Google calendar schedule, progress tracker app, flickr pool, guides and everything else at infinite summer - someone is even twittering the entire novel 140 characters at a time.
“Michael made some Infinite Summer bookmarks with the schedule printed right on them. We were totally going to do the same thing, but whatever we would have cooked up would have looked pretty lame compared to those.
At Infinite Zombies, five six seven writers intend to chronicle their reading of the book in a format they describe as “part book club, part Fight Club“.
Bitch Ph.D says she’s on board. Marc says that, on June 21st, he’s going to turn his weblog into “my own journal of the Infinite Summer project/book club.” Kev and Emily are going to “post our gchat convos while we read infinite jest.
Go give it a whirl - I think it should stimulate your brain - and hence brain health.