That's Not a Feeling wasn't so clearly an attempted foray into Infinite Jest territory. Both novels are concerned, at least partially, with the tangled inner lives of young people; and both are interested in the ideas surrounding therapy, the misguided ideologies of institutions, and what it means to be unwell and to get better. Yet while Wallace wrote a book about a tennis academy, addiction and recovery, and Quebecois terrorism, Josefson has confined us to a much smaller and far less rewarding fictional world. That's Not a Feeling relays a few complicated months at Roaring Orchards School for …" /> That's Not a Feeling wasn't so clearly an attempted foray into Infinite Jest territory. Both novels are concerned, at least partially, with the tangled inner lives of young people; and both are interested in the ideas surrounding therapy, the misguided ideologies of institutions, and what it means to be unwell and to get better. Yet while Wallace wrote a book about a tennis academy, addiction and recovery, and Quebecois terrorism, Josefson has confined us to a much smaller and far less rewarding fictional world. That's Not a Feeling relays a few complicated months at Roaring Orchards School for …" /> That's Not a Feeling wasn't so clearly an attempted foray into Infinite Jest territory. Both novels are concerned, at least partially, with the tangled inner lives of young people; and both are interested in the ideas surrounding therapy, the misguided ideologies of institutions, and what it means to be unwell and to get better. Yet while Wallace wrote a book about a tennis academy, addiction and recovery, and Quebecois terrorism, Josefson has confined us to a much smaller and far less rewarding fictional world. That's Not a Feeling relays a few complicated months at Roaring Orchards School for …" />