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
Dave Eggers News Chronology of Coverage. Oct. 16, 2014. McSweeney’s, imprint founded by the writer Dave Eggers, is officially becoming nonprofit organization. MORE 10/28/2014 - 7:22 pm | View Website
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Dave Eggers Dave Eggers is the author of seven previous books, including his most recent, The Circle, a captivating story of one woman’s ambition and idealism that ... 10/28/2014 - 11:15 am | View Website
What is the What by Dave Eggers — Reviews, Discussion ... If you know me at all, you know I read a lot. So I don't take these reviews lightly. Here goes: What is the What is without a doubt one of the best books I have ever ... 10/28/2014 - 10:25 am | View Website
Book Review This article has been revised to reflect the following correction: Correction: September 6, 2009 A review on Aug. 16 about “Zeitoun,” Dave Eggers ’s ... 10/28/2014 - 3:01 am | View Website
Progressives, as a rule, do not look back with nostalgia at 2004 — a dismal, disempowering year, a time of swiftboating and flip-flopping and generally being left sputtering in the face of the Bush-Cheney barrage. One exception to that rule is Barack Obama, whose keynote address at that year’s Democratic National Convention launched him toward the office he now holds.
A few days ago, I had one of my MARC moments. The commuter train from Baltimore to Washington slowed just outside the Beltway, wheezing along as if it were dragging the 1st Armored Division. The German tourists behind me looked bewildered at our sorry pace. Eventually, the scratchy intercom informed us that a train in front of us was having difficulties.
The video of American journalist James Foley’s execution was shocking and brutal. Within an hour of its release in August by jihadists, it had been seen around the world, spread by social networks and amplified by traditional media. YouTube, Facebook and other major online content distributors quickly tried to purge the worst segments from their networks, yet the images kept resurfacing.
John Cleese’s memoir is just about everything one would expect of its author — smart, thoughtful, provocative and above all funny — but it is not what his most ardent fans probably have been expecting, a blow-by-blow account of the making of his most notable work: “Monty Python’s Flying Circus,” the many films made by the Monty Python troupe and the “Fawlty Towers” situation comedy.
Most Americans are aware that France helped us win independence from Britain, but few appreciate the huge influence France continued to have here during our nation’s formative years. In its infancy, the United States was a scarecrow of a country — mostly farms and a few hamlets scattered among diverse, semi-independent states — with meager economic development.
Marc Kusnetz, an NBC News producer, spent the night of Nov. 9, 1989, watching a joyous crowd attack the wall that had trapped them for 28 years. When he returned to his hotel room the following morning, he noticed that he was covered in a thick layer of chalky powder.