Mon, Jun 11, 2012 -- 10:00 AM
Dave EggersDownload audio (MP3)
Writer Dave Eggers returns, this time with a much-anticipated new novel "A Hologram for the King," which follows a struggling, middle-aged American businessman working in Saudi Arabia. Eggers joins us to discuss the book and one of its central themes: the decline of American manufacturing.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Dave Eggers, author, founder and editor of McSweeney's and co-founder of 826 Valencia, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers
- About the book "A Hologram for the King" : at IndieBound.org
We'll also get the latest on Eggers' efforts to promote college access and literacy for youth.