About the Author
DAVE EGGERS is the author of eleven books, including The Circle; Heroes of the Frontier; A Hologram for the King, a finalist for the National Book Award; and What Is the What, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award and winner of France’s Prix Médicis Etranger and the Dayton Literary Peace Prize. His nonfiction and journalism have appeared in The Guardian, The New Yorker, the Best American Travel Writing and the Best American Essays. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and his work has been translated into forty-two languages. He lives in Northern California with his family.