Dave Eggers Explains the The Name Of His Literary Journal McSweeneys

An eccentric who gave his name to a literary quarterly created and edited by American novelist Dave Eggers has died at age 67. Eggers explains how the unknown letter-writer inspired him. “Back in 1998, for a journal I was planning to put out, I started collecting fiction, essays and experiments that couldn’t find a publisherContinue reading “Dave Eggers Explains the The Name Of His Literary Journal McSweeneys”

Dave Eggers Book Bundle

All of Dave Eggers‘s hardcovers published by McSweeney’s to date are included in this book bundle.  The books include The Wild Things, Zeitoun, What is the What, How We Are Hungry and You Shall Know Our Velocity.  You can purchase this wonderful collection for $75 HERE.

Dave Eggers Discusses His Favorite Things About Newspapers

The A.V. Club spoke with McSweeney’s editor Dave Eggers to find out what his favorite things are about newspapers. Last month the quarterly literary magazine morphed into a Sunday-sized newspaper for one issue. The paper known as the Panorama sold out immediately in San Francisco but can be purchased HERE.

More Information About Stephen King’s Contribution To McSweeney’s Issue 33

Stephen King covers the World Series. One of the most popular authors in American history takes on America’s pastime in the Panorama’s collectible special section devoted to the World Series. King, a die-hard Boston Red Sox fan and a long-time student of the game, dissects the Series—its pivotal events, and its important players—in prose that’sContinue reading “More Information About Stephen King’s Contribution To McSweeney’s Issue 33”

Issue 33 of McSweeney’s Quarterly Will Be A Sunday-Edition Sized Newspaper

McSweeney’s founder Dave Eggers says his quarterly magazine’s Fall issue intends to prove the viability of print by adopting a newspaper format. His goal is to create a physical object that doesn’t retreat, but instead luxuriates in the beauties of print. Eggers believes that if you use the hell out of the medium, if youContinue reading “Issue 33 of McSweeney’s Quarterly Will Be A Sunday-Edition Sized Newspaper”

826 Pirate Posters

826 Valencia is proud to unveil four new posters ($20 each or all four for $70). The prints offer guidance and advice on subjects ranging from the proper compensation for a lost limb to the best order for plundering and pillaging. Designed by Office, these spectacular posters are 20×26 inches, and silk-screened on really niceContinue reading “826 Pirate Posters”

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