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Dave Eggers Comes to Town For Memphis Reads

Memphis Reads

Join us in welcoming noted author and entrepreneur Dave Eggers to town as the featured guest and speaker at the city’s largest book club, “Memphis Reads!”

  • Where: Creative Arts Building at Tiger Lane
  • When: Thursday November 5, 2015

To promote literacy and learning, “Memphis Reads” hosts a citywide book talk with an award-winning author and featured guest. Eggers has penned over 20 books, such as A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius and You Shall Know Our Velocity, is the founder of independent publishing house McSweeney’s, and is known for his work as an editor of The Best American Nonrequired Reading series.

He’ll be hosting a free discussion and book signing on Thursday, November 5th at the library, and he will also be visiting Shelby County Schools on Friday, November 6th to meet and greet students and local educators.

To prepare for his arrival, Memphians of all ages are encouraged to read this year’s featured book by Eggers, which will be announced at a special “Memphis Reads” Kickoff Celebration.

  • Where: The Central Library
  • When: Friday, September 25, 2015.

For more information, follow their Facebook page or search #MemphisReads on Twitter for the latest updates.