American author whose well-known memoir, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, was posted in 2000. His many literary awards are the Los Angeles Moments Book Prize as well as the Heinz Award. He went to the College or university of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where he researched journalism. He designed the artwork for Vheissu, an record made by Thrice. His dad, John K. Eggers, was a lawyer, and his mom, Heidi McSweeney, was a schoolteacher. Following the loss of life of both of his parents, he was devote charge of increasing his younger sibling. He was section of a 2006 fundraising tour known as “The Revenge from the Book-Eaters” that included a efficiency by Ben Gibbard.