Dave Eggers A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (Simon & Schuster) The publication of AHWOSG caused readers to sit up and take notice of a new generation of American writers, many of whom are published in Dave Eggers- magazine McSweeney-s. Their common concerns include sincerity (and the lack thereof), difficulty (and its challenge to readers), and extravagance (a 700-page novel in this crowd is par for the course). In this new interview, Dave Eggers on the new crew.
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Bookworm is excited to celebrate the emergence of a vibrant new generation of fiction writers by talking to the new -staggering geniuses- and some of their forebears. This series, which begins June 22nd, is named in tribute to Dave Eggers- groundbreaking best-seller A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius.