The Every

By Dave Eggers,

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From the award-winning, bestselling author of The Circle comes an exciting new follow-up. When the world’s largest search engine/social media company, the Circle, merges with the planet’s dominant ecommerce site, it creates the richest and most dangerous—and, oddly enough, most beloved—monopoly ever known: the Every.

Delaney Wells is an unlikely…

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1 author picked The Every as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

I would read anything Eggers wrote—even a grocery list. The Every delivers a satirical takedown of big tech nestled in an entertaining novel that demonstrates how we almost imperceptibly come to accept technology as ineluctable, progressive, and an almost naturalized enhancement to our feeble humanity.

“The Longest Day” is one of the most mordantly hilarious chapters I’ve read in years, and produced analog, not emoji, LOLs. It’s hard to be scathingly critical without sliding into cynical hopelessness, and Eggers achieves this remarkable balance.

He writes as a humanist, in the best senses of the term, in the penumbra of a…

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