Item description for McSweeney's Issue 18 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) by Dave Eggers...
Overview Presents a new compilation of writings from the popular literary journal, which began in the 1998 as a small literary journal that published only works rejected from other magazines, including an excerpt from Edmund White's new memoir My Hustlers, as well as works by Jonathan Lethem, William T. Vollmann, David Foster Wallace, Rick Moody, and many new talents.
Even beyond Edmund White's youthful hustler, Joyce Carol Oates's fatherly killer, and Roddy Doyle's Rwandan refugee, Issue 18 will not stay at home. Bears, clouds, assassinations, and demons lurk in a high-concept labyrinth of stories. And for those who have decided that the written word is simply too static a medium for their active lifestyle, we'll be inserting the first issue of a new DVD magazine called Wholphin, which includes films by Spike Jonze, David O. Russell, Miranda July, and the National Clean Up, Paint Up, Fix Up Bureau.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1.25" Width: 5.5" Height: 7.5" Weight: 0.88 lbs.
Release Date Dec 8, 2005
ISBN 1932416382 ISBN13 9781932416381
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More About Dave Eggers
Dave Eggers is the author of six previous books, includingZeitoun, winner of the American Book Award and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize.What Is the Whatwas a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award and won France sPrix Medici. That book, about Valentino Achak Deng, a survivor of the civil war in Sudan, gave birth to the Valentino Achak Deng Foundation, which operates a secondary school in South Sudan run by Mr. Deng. Eggers is the founder and editor of McSweeney s, an independent publishing house based in San Francisco that produces a quarterly journal, a monthly magazine, The Believer, and an oral history series, Voice of Witness. In 2002, with Ninive Calegari he co-founded 826 Valencia, a nonprofit writing and tutoring center for youth in the Mission District of San Francisco. Local communities have since opened sister 826 centers in Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, Ann Arbor, Seattle, Boston and Washington, DC, and similar centers now exist in London (the Ministry of Stories), Dublin (Fighting Words) and in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Melbourne, and many other cities. A native of Chicago, Eggers now lives in Northern California with his wife and two children.
Dave Eggers currently resides in the state of California.
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