Reader recommendation: This Is Water Monitor readers share their favorite book picks. By Jeff Barbalics, Cleveland February 23, 2012 About video ads View Caption of This Is Water, by David Foster Wallace, is a transcript of the wonderful 2005 Kenyon College commencement address he gave about not judging others. Moving in its brevity and succinctness, it teaches us to live in harmony with ourselves and others. Can you guess which literary work goes with each final line? Take our quiz!