1079 – the number of pages in David Foster Wallace’s magnum opus, Infinite Jest.
555 – the number of pages that I have read of Infinite Jest thus far.
118 – the number of days since the 28th of December, a.k.a. the fateful date I purchased this earth-shattering work.
.19597 – the average number of pages I have read per hour since purchasing said pièce de résistance.
7.125 billion – the number of people I’ve told that I’m reading Infinite Jest.
Sources: 1) the well-thumbed tome in my hands 2) the position of the falafel-takeout menu I use as a bookmark 3) https://days.to 4) TI-84 Plus Silver Edition 5) resulting collective groans