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What to say about this. Imagine that you have this book that you love so much that you bought in your favorite bookstore during that period in your early twenties when you lived in Manhattan and the book's title even inspired the title of a song by your favorite band (fuck, you even have them tattooed on your arm by that shady Brooklyn place that tattooed "egos" instead of "eyes") and the first time you read this book you were going through some sort of existential crisis--or at least as existen ...more
Dave Eggers is the author of ten books, including most recently Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?, The Circle and A Hologram for the King, which was a finalist for the 2012 National Book Award. He is the founder of McSweeney’s, an independent publishing company based in San Francisco that produces books, a quarterly journal of new writing (McSweeney’s Quarterly ...moreMore about Dave Eggers...
“For years I feared the opening of every elevator, half-convinced that from the opened doors would come a bullet, for me, shot by a man in a tan trenchcoat. I have no idea why I feared this, expected it to happen. I even knew how I would react to this bullet coming from the elevator door, what word I would say. That word was: Finally.”More quotes…