A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius by Dave Eggers

A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius (ISBN 0-330-48455-9) is a memoir by Dave Eggers released in 2000. It chronicles his stewardship of younger brother Christopher "Toph" Eggers following the cancer-related deaths of his parents.

The 409th greatest nonfiction book of all time

This book is on the following lists:

  1. - 2nd on Paste Magazine's Best Books of the Decade(2000-2009) (Paste Magazine)
  2. - 12th on The 100 Best Books of the Decade(2000) (Times)
  3. - 15th on The New Classics - 100 Best Reads from 1983 to 2008 (Entertainment Weekly)
  4. - Books of the Decade (The Guardian)
  5. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (USA))