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Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He is known for the best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and for his more recent work as a screenwriter. He is also the co-founder of the literacy project 826 Valencia.

Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He is known for the best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and for his more recent work as a screenwriter. He is also the co-founder of the literacy project 826 Valencia.
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Dave Eggers (born March 12, 1970) is an American writer, editor, and publisher. He is known for the best-selling memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and for his more recent work as a screenwriter. He is also the co-founder of the literacy project 826 Valencia.

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NPR's Talk of the Nation: Dave Eggers Says Teachers Should Make More

9/28/2011
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Writer Dave Eggers argues the best way to attract great teachers is to pay them more. Eggers and activist Ninive Calegari co-founded the Teacher Salary Project, to raise awareness about the low salaries that they say drive many teachers from the classroom.

Duration: 00:16:58


NPR's All Things Considered: Dave Eggers Ventures Into The Land Of 'Wild Th

10/14/2009
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Best known for his long-form nonfiction books, author Dave Eggers has been making a slow, steady entrance into the world of film. Last summer's Away We Go, co-written with his wife, writer Vendela Vida, marked his debut as a screenwriter, and this month he follows up with Where the Wild Things Are, which he co-wrote with director Spike Jonze.

Duration: 00:08:14


NPR's All Things Considered: Eggers Blends Fact, Fiction of Sudanese 'Lost

10/31/2006
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Valentino Achak Deng and Dave Eggers traveled to southern Sudan together in 2003. They managed to fly to Deng's village, Marial Bai, on a cargo plane. They describe their visit and Deng's reunion with his family.