Dave Eggers is the editor of McSweeney's and a cofounder of 826 National, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers for youth, located in seven cities across the United States. He is the author of four books, including What Is the What and How We Are Hungry.
Dave Eggers is the editor of McSweeney's and a cofounder of 826 National, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers for youth, located in seven cities across the United States. He is the author of four books, including What Is the What and How We Are Hungry. See less
The following is a personality profile of Dave Eggers based on his work.
Dave Eggers is social and boisterous.
He is confident, he is hard to embarrass and is self-confident most of the time. He is empathetic as well: he feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them. But, Dave Eggers is also calm-seeking: he prefers activities that are quiet, calm, and safe.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for belongingness.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what he does: he thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. He is also relatively unconcerned with achieving success: he makes decisions with little regard for how they show off his talents.
This is a two-star novel with a five-star cover. The dull-gold, deeply-embossed cover with its somewhat steam-punk-like pattern, makes the book a pleasure to carry around. It?s a pity that the ... Read More
(I?m sure other reviewers out there have come up with much more cleverly insulting re-workings of the title, which lends itself to cleverly insulting re-workings, but I just don?t have their flair.)
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