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  1. Dave Eggers



    Dave Eggers is the author of seven books including Zeitoun, and the founder and editor of independent publishing house McSweeney's. He co-founded the nonprofit writing and tutoring center 826 Valencia in San Francisco, and sister 826 centers have opened in seven cities. An early con...

  2. October Book Recommendations: The Circle, The Night Guest, and Th...

    Kevin Nguyen

    The Circle, by Dave Eggers At the airport the other week, I met someone wearing Google Glass. Or more accurately, he introduced himself so he could tell me all about his tech-y eyewear. He was a well-meaning (though somewhat smug) software develop...

    Blog | October 02, 2013
  3. Overlooked Books of 2012: The Fault in Our Stars, People Who Eat ...

    Kevin Nguyen

    For our final Books of the Month feature of 2012, we'll be spotlighting some notable releases we may have missed this year. Threats, by Amelia Gray Threats bears a lot of similarities to Gillian Flynn's surprise blockbuster thriller Gone Girl (...

    Blog | December 05, 2012
  4. Matt Damon To Pull a Ben Affleck

    Amos Barshad

    Matt Damon will direct and star in a movie he co-wrote with John Krasinski, who will also star. (Krasinski came up with the idea, and developed it with Dave Eggers). Details have yet to be released, but the movie is in the vein of Erin Brockovich, an...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  5. Thursday, June 9

    Chuck Klosterman thought long and hard about why time-shifting sports ruins everything, no matter how warm the bonhomie outside a place like Wembley Stadium might be. Dave Eggers was as enthusiastic about his love for Wrigley Field as Tom Bissell was...

    Blog | June 12, 2011
  6. Wrigley Field is such a great experience, it doesn't matter if th...

    Dave Eggers

    The home of the Cubs is the ultimate neighborhood ballpark, so who needs things like a "winning team?"

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2011
  7. McSweeney's creates instructional poster on how to grow Brian Wil...

    Paul Lukas

    You may have noticed that Dave Eggers, founder of the San Francisco-based publishing operation McSweeney's, recently wrote a piece of fiction for Page 2 about Giants closer Brian Wilson's beard. Now the McSweeney's folks have come up with a companion...

    Blog | Conversation | March 04, 2011
  8. A short story by Dave Eggers in ESPN The Magazine's Fiction Issue...

    Dave Eggers

    Tracing World Series greatness back to its roots -- almost literally -- in a short story by Dave Eggers in ESPN The Magazine's Fiction Issue.

    Story | Conversation | February 28, 2011
  9. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Luol Deng tells the Times of London about the books he just read, and sure enough he just read the same book about Deng's country, Sudan, that I just read, Dave Eggers' "What is the What." My new career goal: to talk "What is the What" with Luol Deng...

    Blog | August 12, 2008
  10. Thinking About the Sudan

    Henry Abbott

    Things happen in strange ways. Four things have recently caused me to think about the Sudan. Three of them are: After meaning to read it since it first came out, I am now about halfway through Dave Eggers' remarkable book about the war in Sudan calle...

    Blog | July 09, 2008