"Told with humor, humanity, and bottomless compassion for his subject. . . . It is impossible to read this book and not be humbled, enlightened, transformed." Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner The introduction, discussion questions, suggestions for further reading, and author biography that follow are designed to enhance your group's discussion of Dave Eggers's brilliant new novel, What Is the What, which Francine Prose in The New York Times Book Review hailed as "an eloquent testimony to the power of storytelling" and "an extraordinary work of witness, and of art."Eggers, Dave is the author of 'What Is the What ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780307385901 and ISBN 0307385906.