Is Dave Eggers' New Novel a Ripoff of a Female Writer's Work?

Dave Eggers' new novel, The Circle, is about a young woman who lands a job at a massive Silicon Valley company clearly modeled after Facebook. Funny thing, though: early Facebook employee Kate Losse already wrote about her experience in a 2012 memoir, The Boy Kings. Based on the The Circle's introduction alone, it… »9/30/13 5:40pm9/30/13 5:40pm


There's More to the Sandberg Publicist 'Cat Fight' Than Meets the Eye

After Dissent magazine published a rather lengthy and critical review of Sheryl Sandberg's Lean In by Kate Losse earlier this week, Losse received a private message on Facebook from Brandee Barker, one of the publicists for the book/movement, telling her, "There's a special place in hell for you." Losse took a screen… »3/29/13 10:00am3/29/13 10:00am