Tag Archives: Dave Eggers

A Tale of Time

I’m about 30 pages into Chuck Klosterman’s The Nineties.  Klosterman is one of my favorite non-fiction writers, especially when it comes to American pop culture.  The book looks to be a 300-page dissection of what it was like to live … Continue reading

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Entering the Every

For the first time in months, I’ve changed the “currently reading” information on the side of this page.  I finished A Secular Age by Charles Taylor last night around 11:00.  I’d made that commitment earlier in the day and then, … Continue reading

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Questions, Answers, and Timbits

A couple of creative approaches to Our Current Moment that resonate with me as a fan of things today.  The first is a recent piece by Dave Eggers that satirizes the confusion of our times.  I may not agree with … Continue reading

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The Circle Closes In

We’re just a few weeks away from the release of the cinematic take on Dave Eggers’s The Circle.  The trailer that dropped today does a great job of capturing the “thriller” feel of the work, I think. Sure, it gives … Continue reading

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Unbroken Circle?

It’s been cool getting to witness the writing of Dave Eggers, one of my favorite novelists, come to life on screen.  Sometimes its the script (Away We Go).  Other times its a movie based on a story (Promised Land).  And … Continue reading

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Free Dave Eggers!

Heroes of the Frontier, the newest novel by Dave Eggers, drops next Tuesday at a bookstore near you.  Eggers has been putting out some interesting, timely stuff over the last few years (from Hurricane Katrina to technology to contemporary disillusionment), … Continue reading

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Eggers’s ‘Fathers & Prophets,’ the Novel of Our Times?

The title of Dave Eggers’s newest novel comes from early in the book of Zechariah, who spoke for God near the end of the time of exile.  “The LORD was very angry with our forefathers.  Therefore tell the people: This … Continue reading

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Dave Eggers Completes The Circle (before anyone notices)

Missing my book-buying radar is one thing.  But a major author holding off on the release of a 500-page tome til just over one month until said tome drops?  That’s something only someone like Dave Eggers could accomplish. Turns out … Continue reading

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Dave Eggers: The British Skateboarding Magazine Interview

I received my copy of Huck Magazine #38 in the mail a few days ago, straight from the Church of London.  It’s not often that I order a British skateboarding magazine, but then it’s not often that Dave Eggers graces … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Surprise

A STACK OF BOOKS, both print and digital, has been piling up on my “summer reading” checklist.  A lot of the more immediate stuff is non-fiction: essays by Lethem and Franzen, Bissell and Robinson.  I’ve got one collection of short … Continue reading

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