His new novel is A Hologram for the King.
One of Eggers's six favorite books, as told to The Week magazine:
Dangling Man by Saul BellowRead about the other books on Eggers's list.
Bellow explores the psyche of a young man waiting to hear if he's been drafted. I don't know if anyone's ever better represented the workings of the mind in crisis, or the mental state of a human whose life might change, permanently, based on forces far beyond his control.