Introduction

Dave Eggers is a writer, editor and publisher.  He is the founder of McSweeney's an independent publishing company based in San Francisco.  McSweeny's publishes books, a quarterly journal (McSweeney's Quartlery Concern).  Eggers is also the co-founder of 826, a groups of seven tutoring centres in the United States.

McSweeney's also publishers Voice of Witness: Amplifying Unheard Voices, a non-profit book series that uses oral history to illuminate human rights crisis around the world.

 

 "Books have a unique way of stopping time in a patricular moment and saying: Let's not forget this'

Dave Eggers