Author

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Dave Eggers

American writer, editor, and publisher

1970   -  

movement: postmodern literature
country of citizenship: United States of America
language of expression: English
educated at: University of Illinois system, University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign
occupation: writer, editor, screenwriter, novelist, science fiction writer, journalist
award received: Prix Médicis for foreign literature, TED Prize, Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, American Book Awards

Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He is married to writer Vendela Vida with whom he has two children. He wrote the best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. Eggers is also the founder of McSweeney's, a literary journal, a co-founder of the literacy project 826 Valencia and the human rights nonprofit Voice of Witness, and the founder of ScholarMatch, a program that matches donors with students needing funds for college tuition. His writing has appeared in several magazines.
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works

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The Circle

2013 novel by Dave Eggers

author: Dave Eggers

2013

A Hologram for the King

novel by Dave Eggers

author: Dave Eggers

2012

What Is the What

novel by Dave Eggers

author: Dave Eggers

2006

Zeitoun

book by Dave Eggers

author: Dave Eggers

2009

You Shall Know Our Velocity

book by Dave Eggers

author: Dave Eggers

2002

Heroes of the Frontier

book by Dave Eggers

author: Dave Eggers

2016

How We Are Hungry

book by Dave Eggers

author: Dave Eggers

2004

The Wild Things

book by Dave Eggers

author: Dave Eggers

2009

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