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Dave Eggers Biography



Dave Eggers

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Dave (David) Eggers

Born: March 12, 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Other Names: Thomas, Lucy (American writer)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Writer

Bibliography - Non Fiction

  • You Shall Know Our Velocity (novel), McSweeney's (San Francisco, CA), 2002, adapted as Sacrament! (play; produced at the Campo Santo Company, San Francisco, CA, 2004), McSweeney's (San Francisco, CA), 2003.
  • Short Short Stories ("Pocket Penguin" series), Penguin (New York, NY), 2003.
  • The Unforbidden Is Compulsory; or, Optimism (novella), McSweeney's (San Francisco, CA), 2004.
  • How We Are Hungry (short stories), McSweeney's (San Francisco, CA), 2004.
  • (With Valentino Achak Deng) What Is the What: The Autobiography of Valentino Achak Deng (novel), McSweeney's (San Francisco, CA), 2006.
  • Hello Children, McSweeney's Books (San Francisco, CA), 2006.
  • The Wild Things (novelization of screenplay Where the Wild Things Are; also see below), McSweeney's (San Francisco, CA), 2009.
  • A Hologram for the King, McSweeney's Books (San Francisco, CA), 2012.
  • The Circle, Knopf (New York, NY), 2013.
  • Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?, Knopf (New York, NY), 2014.
  • Heroes of the Frontier, Alfred A. Knopf (New York, NY), 2016.


Biographical Information Citation

"Dave Eggers." Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2018. Literature Resource Center, Accessed 4 Sept. 2018.

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