I posted this a year ago yesterday and the article itself is from March 2010, but I just went back and read it again. It’s good. Oh, and I meant what I said about the books.
A remarkable and fascinating interview with and about Dave Eggers, From ‘staggering genius’ to America’s conscience.
The article features Zeitoun, Eggers nonfiction book about the aftermath of Katrina for one family. If you have read Zeitoun, I think you will particularly enjoy this essay.
If you haven’t read Zeitoun, put down what you are doing, get a copy, and read it now.
Eggers is equally or more famous for A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. It too is an absolute must.
What Is the What is Eggers’ other gem.
But you may begin with the article From ‘staggering genius’ to America’s conscience.