Introduction

Dave Eggers is a writer, editor and publisher.  He is the founder of McSweeney's an independent publishing company based in San Francisco.  McSweeny's publishes books, a quarterly journal (McSweeney's Quartlery Concern).  Eggers is also the co-founder of 826, a groups of seven tutoring centres in the United States.

McSweeney's also publishers Voice of Witness: Amplifying Unheard Voices, a non-profit book series that uses oral history to illuminate human rights crisis around the world.

 

 "Books have a unique way of stopping time in a patricular moment and saying: Let's not forget this'

Dave Eggers

Library resources

On our shelves:

Fiction:

Short stories:

Journal:

Biography:

Non-Fiction:

Other works that include material by Dave Eggers:

  • More things like this: 289 drawings with funny words also on the same drawing / by the editors of McSweeney's and with an introduction by Michael Kimmelman and foreword by Dave Eggers

Collection highlights


Reviews

Fiction:

The Circle:

Heroes of the Frontier:

 A Hologram for the King:

What is the What?

Where the Wild Things are?

Your fathers, where are they?  And the prophets, do they live forever?

 Short stories:

 How are we hungry?

Biography:

A Heartbreaking work of staggering genius

Non-Fiction:

The Art of McSweeny's

  • Shipley, Jonathan, 2010, 'The Art of McSweeney's', Fine Books & Collections, 19 July - Includes YouTube clip [2:40]

The Exquisite book

Zeiton

 


Study notes

Online:

The Circle


Interviews

 


Web resources