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What we’re reading: writers and readers on the books they enjoyed in January
Critics and Guardian readers discuss the titles they have read over the last month. Join the conversation in the comments

Saba Sams, John Self and Guardian readers

01, Feb, 2023 @12:19 PM

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Top 10 novels about office jobs | Caroline Corcoran
The places where half of waking life unfolds for many people aren’t famous settings for drama, but writers from Muriel Spark to Dave Eggers show why they should be

Caroline Corcoran

25, Jan, 2023 @12:00 PM

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This month’s best paperbacks: Dave Eggers, Rebecca Solnit and more
Looking for a new reading recommendation? Here are some fantastic new paperbacks, from an open-minded study of drugs to affecting short stories

15, Jul, 2022 @9:04 AM

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Dave Eggers offers to replace books a South Dakota school board wants to pulp
The writer calls the planned destruction of copies of five titles – by Bernardine Evaristo, Alison Bechdel, Imbolo Mbue and Stephen Chbosky as well as his own – ‘an unconscionable horror’

Lucy Knight

06, May, 2022 @3:20 PM

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The Every by Dave Eggers review – big tech is watching you
This dystopian Silicon Valley sequel is witty, but the satire is underpowered

Sara Collins

19, Nov, 2021 @7:30 AM

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The Every by Dave Eggers review – scathing big-tech satire sequel
The writer’s follow-up to The Circle is longer and baggier, but still fuelled by rage at the power of Silicon Valley and its numbing effect on the human race

Rob Doyle

08, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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‘The Every is about an all-powerful monopoly that seeks to eliminate competition’: why Dave Eggers won’t sell his new hardback on US Amazon
The author on returning to the dystopian world of big tech in his sequel to The Circle, and how he’s taking a stand against Bezos’s empire

Sam Leith

06, Nov, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Dave and Goliath: maverick writer Eggers makes a stand against Amazon
The author likes small bookshops. So he won’t let the online giant sell his new hardback

Vanessa Thorpe & Edward Helmore in New York

03, Oct, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Margaret Atwood to edit collaborative modern Decameron for the Covid era
Fourteen Days: An Unauthorised Gathering imagines New York neighbours sharing stories amid the pandemic, with contributors from Dave Eggers to Celeste Ng

Alison Flood

19, Mar, 2021 @2:27 PM

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Top 10 books about social media | Matthew Sperling
In fiction and in fact, these books trace how in less than 15 years, billions of people have given up a good deal of their waking life to Web 2.0

Matthew Sperling

23, Sep, 2020 @9:49 AM

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Vivian Pham on western Sydney, fan-fiction and The Coconut Children: ‘I hope it’s universal’
The 19-year old debut author felt stifled in school, but found her space in her refugee father’s stories, Cabramatta and a non-profit writing centre

Elizabeth Flux

28, Feb, 2020 @7:00 PM

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Suncatcher by Romesh Gunesekera review – coming of age in Sri Lanka
This lightly sketched tale moves towards an inevitable conclusion – but it’s dangerous to court comparisons with Fitzgerald when the writing is paint-by-numbers

Barney Norris

06, Dec, 2019 @8:58 AM

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