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Dave Eggers: What Democrats get wrong about Trump

Decoder with Nilay Patel - February 03, 2020 05:01 - 58 minutes ★★★★ - 2.4K ratings
Writer and McSweeney's founder Dave Eggers talks with Recode's Kara Swisher about his latest novel, The Captain and the Glory, why he chose to write a satirical novel about the Trump era, and what he's learned from interviewing Trump supporters that most people on the left wouldn't expect. Eggers...

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Dave Eggers’ “The Captain and the Glory” Satirizes the Trump Era

KQED's Forum - December 30, 2019 16:30 - 28 minutes ★★★★ - 416 ratings
In Dave Eggers' latest book "The Captain and the Glory," an inexperienced and dishonest man becomes the captain of a storied ship. Hired to "shake things up," the captain discards all of the ship's books and terrorizes its once-welcome refugees. Eggers joins Forum to talk about the book, an alleg...

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Dave Eggers’ Satirical ‘Captain and Glory’

RadioWest - December 27, 2019 02:16 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 549 ratings
Writer Dave Eggers has written scores of news articles about his time following Donald Trump on the campaign trail, but to help him make sense of what he has experienced, he turned to satire.

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Dave Eggers' Satirical 'Captain And Glory'

RadioWest - December 27, 2019 02:16 - 50 minutes ★★★★★ - 549 ratings
Writer Dave Eggers has written scores of news articles about his time following Donald Trump on the campaign trail, but to help him make sense of what he has experienced, he turned to satire.

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Dave Eggers - Interview #595 (12/16/19)

Write The Book: Conversations on Craft - December 21, 2019 12:11 - 30 minutes ★★★★★ - 22 ratings
Writer, editor, and publisher Dave Eggers, whose new book is The Captain and the Glory: An Entertainment (Knopf). Here's a prompt to go along with my interview with Dave Eggers: write a satirical paragraph about a story in the news. This will require doing deep research to find something in ou...

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Dave Eggers: The violations start with us

The TLS Podcast - March 14, 2019 00:00 - 1 hour ★★★★★ - 134 ratings
“What we often forget in the daily drumbeat of abuses by the dominant tech companies is our complicity in these abuses, and in the fundamental and unsettling ways the internet has changed every one of us.” As the Universal Declaration of Human Rights enters its seventieth anniversary, Dave Egg...

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Amanpour: David Beasley, Mary Schiavo, Dave Eggers, Todd Douglas Miller.

Amanpour - March 11, 2019 21:04 - 54 minutes ★★★★ - 475 ratings
World Food Programme Executive Director David Beasley joins Christiane Amanpour to reflect on the 157 lives, including 21 UN officials, lost in Sunday's Ethopian plane crash. Former Inspector General of the U.S. Transportation Department Mary Schiavo breaks down the aviation truths as Boeing sees...

Books written by Dave Eggers

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Dave Eggers

2 Episodes - 485 pages - ★★★★ - 154K ratings

What Is the What
Dave Eggers

2 Episodes - 475 pages - ★★★★ - 64.1K ratings

You Shall Know Our Velocity!
Dave Eggers

1 Episode - 401 pages - ★★★★ - 25.4K ratings

You Shall Know Our Velocity
Dave Eggers

1 Episode - 350 pages - ★★★★ - 255 ratings

How We Are Hungry
Dave Eggers

224 pages - ★★★★ - 11.8K ratings

Created in Darkness by Troubled Americans: The Best of McSweeney's Humor Category
Dave Eggers, Kevin Shay, Lee Epstein, Suzanne Kleid, McSweeney's Publishing

249 pages - ★★★★ - 1.76K ratings

The Tenants of Moonbloom
Edward Lewis Wallant, Dave Eggers

264 pages - ★★★★ - 488 ratings

How We Are Hungry: Stories
Dave Eggers

218 pages - ★★★★ - 486 ratings