The Magic Of McSweeney’s

Dave Eggers’ McSweeney’s is a literary magazine with the kind of buzz most publishers can only dream of. “The magazine’s occasionally dense text and quaint line drawings make it look like a nineteenth-century literary journal – with a well-devel oped sense of the absurdly modern. Issue 4 came as a series of booklets in a box, the cover of each booklet designed by its author. Issue 6 was published with its own soundtrack, with songs to accompany each article. The spine of issue 3 contained a short story by David Foster Wallace. Then there is its openness to new writers…”