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Dave Eggers

Interview with Dave Eggers: “The thing to take seriously is how we can lessen the fears of others”

The novel A Hologram for the King, written by Dave Eggers and translated into Romanian in 2016, inspired the movie in which Tom Hanks had the leading role. The writer Dave Eggers became known in the literary field through A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, a Pulitzer Prize finalist and chosen Book of the Year by several well-known publications. He worked together with Spike Jonze on the screenplay for the movie Where the Wild Things Are and he is also the author of the novel The Wild Things, inspired by the original children story written by Maurice Sendak. He cofounded 826 Valencia, a nonprofit organization dedicated to children and young adults who wish to improve their writing skills. He also founded ScholarMatch, a program that brings together persons who want to support education and students who need money for their college tuition. Citeşte tot articolul