A Hologram for a King by Dave Eggers

  • November 14, 2012 · 7:00 PM

More real life in a novel by Mr E
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 great. In A Hologram for the King, Dave Eggers takes us 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. This taut, richly layered, and elegiac novel is a powerful evocation of our contemporary moment — and a moving story of how we got here.

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  • heather p.

    Great to see everyone! Thanks for a great discussion despite the lukewarm reception of the book :D

    1 · November 14, 2012

  • Wanda

    Thank you, Heather, for organizing, for handling voting, and being Chief Financial Officer! Great to see everyone.

    1 · November 14, 2012

  • Laura

    Running about 10 minutes late due to traffic.

    November 14, 2012

  • Laura

    See everyone tonight! :)

    November 14, 2012

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