‘The real world's what the map here stands for!’
—Otis P. Lord, page 334
The Infinite Atlas Project is an independent research and art project seeking to identify, place and describe every possible location in David Foster Wallace's Infinite Jest. The project includes:
Infinite Atlas—a Google Maps-based guide to 600+ global locations described in Infinite Jest.
Infinite Map—a cartographic infographic poster identifying 250 of the most interesting locations from the novel.
Infinite Boston—a ruminative travelogue and photographic tour of key locations in and around Boston, Massachusetts.
A project by
Olly Ruff, Pete Hunt
Brandon Hartley, Stephen Schmunk
Leslie Bradshaw, Jesse Thomas, Ian Spencer, Bret Jacobson, Rhiannon Ruff, Lydia Wallbaum, Jenny Karn, Lane Kincade, Florencio Zavala, Dave Crouse, Matt Bucher, Ben O’Connell, Maria Bustillos, Lauren Leja, Nathaniel Stern
Infinite Jest © 1996 by David Foster Wallace
The Infinite Atlas Project wishes to imply no relationship with either Little, Brown and Company or the David Foster Wallace Literary Trust. Excerpts from Infinite Jest are used in the belief that they qualify as fair use under U.S. copyright law. Usage of quotations are intended to be limited and with respect for the copyright holders. Indeed, we hope this brings more readers to Infinite Jest and the works of David Foster Wallace.
Dedicated to the memory of David Foster Wallace.
BEUTLER ENTERPRISES INC., 2012