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April 1, 2020

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Excerpt: ‘Some Recollections’ of Hollister’s founding

The Free Lance reprinted this excerpt from the T.S. Hawkins book—"Some Recollections of a Busy Life"—with permission from the publisher, McSweeney's.

Dave Eggers enthralls Hollister history buffs

Author Dave Eggers made another visit to Hollister on Wednesday and read passages from T.S. Hawkins’ autobiography “Some Recollections of a Busy Life.” Organizers at the San Benito County Historical Society called the standing-room-only audience a record crowd for one of their events.

Bestseller Eggers coming Wednesday for book release

Bestselling author Dave Eggers will be stopping in Hollister Wednesday to celebrate the life and writing of his great-great grandfather T.S. Hawkins, the founder of the local hospital. 

Author Dave Eggers schedules return trip to Hollister

Bestselling author Dave Eggers will be stopping in Hollister next month to celebrate the life and writing of his great-great grandfather T.S. Hawkins, the founder of the local hospital. 

A century later, town founder’s novel emerges

In his lifetime, T.S. Hawkins lived in a log cabin, moved from Missouri to California in a covered wagon and helped found the town of Hollister. He also wrote a book.