Mon, Jul 20, 2009 -- 10:00 AM
Dave EggersDownload audio (MP3)
Author Dave Eggers joins us to discuss his new book "Zeitoun," which tells the story of Abdulrahman Zeitoun, a Syrian-American man who chose to stay in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina. Eggers' previous books include "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" and "What is the What." He's the editor of McSweeney's and co-editor of the Voice of Witness series which is designed to illuminate contemporary human crises through oral history.
Host: Michael Krasny
- Dave Eggers, author, editor of McSweeney's and co-founder of 826 Valencia, a network of nonprofit writing and tutoring centers for young people