Free Audio: 46 Minute Reading from Dave Eggers’ New Novel, The Circle


Dave Eggers, author of A Heart­break­ing Work of Stag­ger­ing Genius, has a new book com­ing out in ear­ly Octo­ber, The Cir­clea nov­el about “a young woman who goes to work at an omnipo­tent tech­nol­o­gy com­pa­ny and gets sucked into a cor­po­rate cul­ture that knows no dis­tinc­tion between work and life, pub­lic and pri­vate.” Break­ing with tra­di­tion, The New York Times has placed the nov­el­’s cov­er on the cov­er of its own Sun­day Mag­a­zine. It has also print­ed a lengthy excerpt from the book. Read it online here, or lis­ten right below (or on iTunes) to a read­ing of the excerpt by actor Don Gra­ham. It runs 46 min­utes.

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