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McSweeney's Issue 37

McSweeney's Issue 37( )
Editor: Eggers, Dave
Contribution by: Sacks, Mike
Allen, Jamie
Delahoyde, Steve
Fleming, James
Franzen, Jonathan
Garcia, J. Malcolm
Haglund, Hallie
Hyduck, John
Kahora, Billy
Keret, Etgar
Lepucki, Edan
Macharia, Keguro
Meno, Joe
Moffett, Kevin
Monks, Christopher
Newman, Laraine
Oates, Joyce Carol
Onyango, Richard
Owuor, Yvonne Adhiambo
Quatro, Jamie
Quigley, Brendan Emmett
Reifler, Nelly
Travelstead, Ted
Turner, Christopher
Wainaina, Binyavanga
Walter, Jess
ISBN:978-1-934781-86-9
Publication Date:May 2011
Publisher:McSweeney's Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $25.00
Book Description:

McSweeney's began in 1998 as a literary journal, edited by Dave Eggers, that published only works rejected by other magazines. Today, McSweeney's has grown to be one of the best-read and widely-circulated literary journals, committed to finding new voices -- Gabe Hudson, Paul Collins, Neal Pollack, J.T. Leroy, John Hodgman, Amy Fusselman, Salvador Plascencia and Sean Wilsey are among those whose early work appeared in McSweeney's -- and promoting the work of gifted but underappreciated...
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Book Details
Pages:256
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):7 x 9 x 1.14 Inches
Book Weight:2.09 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Dave Eggers was born on March 12th, 1970, in Boston, Massachusetts. His family moved to Lake Forest, Illinois when he was a child. Eggers attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, until his parents' deaths in 1991 and 1992. The loss left him responsible for his eight-year-old brother and later became the inspiration for his highly acclaimed memoir "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius". Published in 2000, the memoir was nominated for a nonfiction Pulitzer the following year.

Eggers edits the popular "The Best American Nonrequired Reading" published annually. In 1998, he founded the independent publishing house, McSweeney's which publishes a variety of magazines and literary journals. Eggers has also opened several nonprofit writing centers for high school students across the United States.

Eggers has written several novels and his title, A Hologram for the King, was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. His most recent work of fiction, entitled The Circle, was published in 2013. His recent nonfiction books are The Monk of Mokha (January 2018) and What Can a Citizen Do? (Illustrated by Shawn Harris)(September 2018).

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