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The pitfalls of posthumous publishing

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When the writer David Foster Wallace killed himself three years ago he left behind a partly written novel, The Pale King, that has now been published.

The publisher Scott Pack, of HarperCollins, and the writer, Philip Hensher, discuss whether posthumous publishing is fair to writers and their readers.


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