Tag Archives: Dave Eggers

Needs more “electric and hideous” — On How We Are Hungry by Dave Eggers

Another review that has been stewing in me for quite some time, whether I want it to or not, bah. This time, it’s overall Meh-ness that has been preventing me from putting this up. Oy, Dave Eggers, I’ve had my not-so-happy experiences with his stuff — basically, I don’t get him, [there’s an Eggers clique, a memo […]

Changing My Mind — Re Dave Eggers and Justin Taylor

Ah, expectations, you odd creature you. In the past week, I’ve read two authors I’ve had complicated relationships with, before actually reading them. And by actually reading them, complicated relationships got even more complicated. No, this isn’t a metaphor for anything. Ahem. So. First: Dave Eggers. He’s one of those writers I know by reputation, […]

More Short Stories for a New Weekend

[Daym, I put my glasses on and saw how blurry that picture actually is. Oops. Maybe I should start wearing glasses when I do take pictures. Oh well.] Another weekend for short stories, for books. Yum. So. Aside from Ben Greenman‘s all-too-beautiful book What He’s Poised to Do [that I’ve already shamelessly gushed over] — which […]