Dave Eggers

Dave Eggers and Valentino Achak Deng

Arts, Culture & Media

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 […]

Dave Eggers and Valentino Achak Deng

Arts, Culture & Media
Novelist Ayelet Waldman and a Palestinian man in Hebron. “For most of my life, I loved Israel, I longed for Israel, I planned to live in Israel,” she says.

Novelist Ayelet Waldman is sending writers to the West Bank to document what they see, 50 years into occupation


This Muslim American cop show: ‘Not Law and Order: Special Muslims Unit’


U.S. immigrant high school students reflect on American Dream

Global Politics

Immigrant High Schoolers Reflect on the American Dream

Conflict & Justice

11th grade student-author Edwin Soto talks with The World’s Jason Margolis about the challenges and opportunities of being a young immigrant from the Dominican Republic in the United States.

The World

Friday at the Movies: Where the Wild Things Are

It’s Friday morning and we’re talking about what everyone is talking about: “Where the Wild Things Are.” The highly anticipated adaptation of a long-beloved children’s books hits theaters today.