Posts Tagged ‘Dave Eggers’

Interview: Valentino Achak Deng, Dave Eggers’ Real-Life Character in What is the What

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Valentino Achak Deng partnered with author Dave Eggers to create What is the What, his autobiography and the story of millions of Sudanese who experienced the atrocities of civil war.

I Swear It Happened Just Like This: An Interview with Ben Yagoda, author of Memoir: A History

Friday, December 11th, 2009

Yagoda talks about his audacious chronicle of the memoir, one that spans thousands of memoirs and hundreds of years—and manna for anyone obsessed by personal storytelling.

EXCERPT: Bedtime Stories: Adventures in the Land of Single-Fatherhood by Trey Ellis

Monday, February 25th, 2008

“I haven’t strangled my son, raised my voice, or even just slapped him around a little. I imagine I would be a shoo-in for Father of the Year.”
Trey Ellis has spent the past 15 years exploring nearly every form of prose imaginable to a writer. In 1989, just out of Stanford University, he wrote The [...]

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