Books by the Bay: With novels by Dave Eggers, Jacqueline Winspear and Ellen Sussman ... As in his previous novels, "A Hologram for the King" and "The Circle," Eggers considers America's ills -- surveillance, the militarization of cities, and the bleak prospects for even ... 06/27/2014 - 1:04 pm | View Link
Book Review: Dave Eggers' 'Your Fathers' is angry take on changing world (Knopf), by Dave Eggers Dave Eggers is ... "Fathers" comes on the heels of two recent Eggers novels that have edged around the idea that something is fundamentally broken in American society. If Eggers' "A Hologram for the King" was an almost polite ... 06/24/2014 - 3:58 am | View Link
‘The Circle’ by Dave Eggers When I finished reading Dave Eggers’s chilling and caustic ... with no possibility of escape.” “The Circle” is biting, even vicious at times. Despite the polemics, Eggers raises timely questions about transparency, privacy, democracy, and the ... 10/19/2013 - 2:24 pm | View Link
Dave Eggers to sign books Sunday at Boswell Dave Eggers visits Milwaukee Sunday afternoon to sign ... floundering professionally and personally in Saudi Arabia. In his New York Times review of the book, Pico Iyer called "Hologram" "a clear, supremely readable parable of America in the global economy ... 02/1/2013 - 7:56 am | View Link
Michiko Kakutani’s 10 Favorite Books of 2012 A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING by Dave Eggers (McSweeney’s Books ... There are visual hallucinations (like seeing Kermit the “Sesame Street” frog several times a day), auditory hallucinations (hearing music or voices), and hallucinations produced by ... 12/20/2012 - 7:00 pm | View Link
What is the What: Dave Eggers: 9780307385901: Amazon.com ... What is the What [Dave Eggers] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. New York Times Notable Book New York Times Bestseller What Is the What ... 09/20/2014 - 9:11 pm | View Website
All All-TIME 100 Nonfiction Books. Politics and war, science and sports, memoir and biography — there's a great big world of nonfiction books out there just ... 09/20/2014 - 6:05 pm | View Website
A Hologram for the King: A Novel by Dave Eggers ... Editorial Reviews From Barnes & Noble. In hardcover, Dave Eggers' first novel was a National Book Award finalist. Now in trade paperback and NOOK Book, A Hologram for ... 09/20/2014 - 5:08 pm | View Website
A Hologram for the King: A Novel (Vintage): Dave Eggers ... A Hologram for the King: A Novel (Vintage) [Dave Eggers] on Amazon.com. *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A National Book Award Finalist One of the New York Times ... 09/20/2014 - 3:13 pm | View Website
Dave Eggers Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He is known for the best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and ... 09/20/2014 - 9:08 am | View Website
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Alan Ayckbourn's 1984 comedy Intimate Exchanges, about a couple's troubled marriage, has one beginning scene and a number of possible endings. Where the two actors go is determined by the audience. The intrepid 1812 Productions presents the work, with Jen
Nearly half a century ago, the Rosenbach Museum and Library began building a relationship with the young author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, who very quickly started using the townhouse museum on Delancey Place as a repository for his original drawings, manuscripts, proofs, and rare editions.
The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. we remember today, the King for whom we name our streets and boulevards, has little resemblance to the real King - the King whose message of universal justice remains as radical and unsettling today as it was half a century ago.
For a rare-book aficionado interested in seeing the tiny handmade dummy books Maurice Sendak fashioned to try out ideas, or for a casual fan curious about the Sendak inside jokes that appeared in early versions of well-known books before disappearing on the way to the publisher, the best place to go for decades has been 2008 Delancey Place in Philadelphia.
A 50-year-old man walks into the emergency room at Long Island Jewish Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N. Y., with shortness of breath. Once admitted, 17 specialists examine him, and he undergoes 12 procedures. The hospital stay, coupled with the specialists consulted and procedures performed, racks up a bill of $200,000.