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A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

“THIS WAS UNCALLED FOR.” – First page of A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius First, a few things about Dave Eggers. He founded the esteemed McSweeney’s publishing house based in San Francisco, home to a quarterly literary journal and daily-updated literature and humor website. Eggers is also the co-founder of 826 Valencia, a non-profit organization that helps children […]

A Room of One’s Own by Virginia Woolf

“For it is a perennial puzzle why no woman wrote a word of that extraordinary literature when every other man, it seemed, was capable of song or sonnet.” – Virginia Woolf, A Room of One’s Own A Room of One’s Own is an essay Virginia Woolf originally gave as a series of lectures at two small […]