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Mon, Jun 11, 2012 -- 10:00 AM

Dave Eggers


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Dave Eggers
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Dave Eggers

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

Guests:

  • Dave Eggers, author, founder and editor of McSweeney's and co-founder of 826 Valencia, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers

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We'll also get the latest on Eggers' efforts to promote college access and literacy for youth.

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