Dave Eggers and Valentino Achak Deng

Interview

Friday, February 09, 2007

In 2000, Dave Eggers became the literary voice of his generation with the memoir A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. But in his latest work, Eggers chose to channel a very different voice. What is the What tells a fictionalized version of the real life of Valentino Achak Deng, a young man who fled the Sudanese genocide. Kurt talks with Deng and Eggers about their collaboration.

Guests:

Valentino Achak Deng and Dave Eggers

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.