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Dave Eggers is an American author of literary fiction and non-fiction, in addition to also being an editor and a publisher. He is the son of an attorney and a teacher. Both of his parents died relatively young, and thus he ended up having to take care of his eight-year-old brother, interrupting his journalism studies at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. These events were chronicled in his first book, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. He later founded his own publishing house, McSweeney’s. Eggers is married to fellow writer Vendela Vida and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Dave Eggers debuted as a published author in 1999 with A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. His first novel was You Shall Know Our Velocity, published in 2002. Below is a list of Dave Eggers’ books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Save The Story Books


The Story of Captain Nemo(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


You Shall Know Our Velocity(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hello Children(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What is the What(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wild Things(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
A Hologram for the King(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Circle(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Your Fathers, Where Are They? And the Prophets, Do They Live Forever?(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Heroes of the Frontier(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections


How We Are Hungry(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Short Short Stories(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Small Box of Short Stories(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stories Upon Stories(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2002(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Burned Children of America(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2003(2003) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best of McSweeney's, Volume 1(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2004(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Best of McSweeney's, Volume 2(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2005(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2006(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2007(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2008(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2009(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Thirteen Crime Stories from Latin America(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Plays


Away We Go(2009) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Teachers Have it Easy(2005) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Surviving Justice(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Zeitoun(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
America: Now and Here(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
It Is Right to Draw Their Fur(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
David Shrigley: Brain Activity(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
An Innocent Abroad(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Visitants(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Better than Fiction 2(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
This Bridge Will Not Be Gray(2015) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: The Small Box of Short Stories also has stories by Sarah Manguso and Deb Olin Unferth. Stories Upon Stories also has stories by Alessandro Baricco, Umberto Eco, Abraham Yehoshua and Yiyun Li. Away We Go was written with Vendela Vida. The Burned Children of America was edited with Zadie Smith. Teachers Have it Easy was written with Ninive Clements Calegari and Daniel Moulthrop. America: Now and Here was co-authored with Eric Fischl. David Shrigley: Brain Activity was written with Cliff Lauson, Martin Herbert, Jonathan Monk and David Shrigley. An Innocent Abroad also contains contributions by John Berendt, Richard Ford, Pico Iyer, Alexander McCall Smith and Jane Smiley. Better than Fiction 2 also has contributions from Sophie Cunningham, M.J. Hyland, Lloyd Jones, Fiona Kidman, Marina Lewycka, Alexander McCall Smith, D.B.C. Pierre, Francine Prose and Jane Smiley.

If You Like Dave Eggers Books, You’ll Love…

Dave Eggers Synopsis: A Hologram for the King is a standalone novel by Dave Eggers. In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from weary, recession-scarred America, a struggling businessman pursues a last-ditch attempt to stave off foreclosure, pay his daughter’s college tuition, and finally do something special. Readers are taken around the world to show how one man fights to hold himself and his splintering family together in the face of the global economy’s gale-force winds.


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