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David Lipsky
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DAVID LIPSKY is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone.  His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper's Magazine, The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Magazine Writing, the New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, and many other publications.  He contributes as an essayist to NPR's All Things Considered and is the recipient of a Lambert Fellowship, a Media Award from GLAAD, and a National Magazine Award.  He's the author of the novel The Art Fair; a collection of stories, Three Thousand Dollars; and the bestselling nonfiction book Absolutely American, which was a Time magazine... Read More

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Absolutely American
Four Years at West Point
Written by David Lipsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 11, 2004
Price: $15.95

In 1998, West Point made David Lipsky an unprecedented offer: stay at the Academy as long as you like, go wherever you wish, talk to whomever you want, to discover why some of America's most promising young people sacrifice so much to become cadets. Lipsky followed one cadet class into mess... Read more >
Also available as an abridged audiobook download.

Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself
A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace
Written by David Lipsky


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $13.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.

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Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself
A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace
Written by David Lipsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Broadway Books
On Sale: April 13, 2010
Price: $16.99

"If you can think of times in your life that you’ve treated people with extraordinary decency and love, and pure uninterested concern, just because they were valuable as human beings. The ability to do that with ourselves. To treat ourselves the way we would treat a really good, precious friend. Or... Read more >
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