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McSweeney's is a publishing house founded and edited by Dave Eggers, author of You Shall Know Our Velocity and A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius. McSweeney's has helped launch the careers of many young writers, but it has also published the works of well established authors such as Michael Chabon, Stephen King, and Joyce Carol Oates. Timothy McSweeney's Quarterly Concern is the publishing house's almost-quarterly literary journal. There are to be 56 issues of the journal.
- #1 "Gegenshein" (Paperback.) Fall, 1998.
- #2 "Timothy McSweeney's Blues/Jazz Odyssey" / "Pollyanna's Bootless Errand" (Paperback.) 1999.
- #3 "Timothy McSweeney's Windfall Republic." (Paperback.) Late Summer, Early Fall, 1999.
- #4 "Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying, Trying." (Box containing 14 booklets and one decorated subscription card.) Late Winter, 2000.
- #5 (Hardback; four possible dust jackets over four possible covers.) Summer, 2000.
- #6 "Timothy McSweeney's Very Intense Heated Passionate Battle/Embrace with They Might Be Giants." (Hardback; includes CD with tracks to accompany articles and pictures in book.) 2001.
- #7 (Hardcover; nine booklets bound by a rubber band.) 2001.
- #8 (Hardback.) 2002. Guest editor: Paul Maliszewski.
- #9 "We Feel This One is More Urgent." (Paperback.) Late Summer, Early Fall, 2002.
- #10 "McSweeney's Mammoth Treasurey of Thrilling Tales." (Hardback; pulp magazine style.) 2002. Guest editor: Michael Chabon.
- #11 "It Can Be Free." (Hardback; includes DVD.) 2003.
- #12 "Unpublished, Unknown, &/or Unbelievable." (Divided into three colored sections.) 2003.
- #13 "An assorted sampler of North American comic drawings, strips, and illustrated stories, &c." (Hardback; dust jacket unfolds into two large artworks; includes two free mini-comics.) Spring, 2004. Guest editor: Chris Ware.
- #14 "Timothy Mcsweeney's at War for the Foreseeable Future and He's Never Been so Scared." (Paperback.) Fall, 2004.
- #15 "The Icelandic Issue." (Hardback; includes Icelandic tabloid mini-magazine.) Winter, 2005.
- #16 (Paperback.) Summer, 2005.
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