David Sedaris: Save America's Treasures SelectionFiction, Nonfiction
Interviewed by: Angela Elam
Catalog Number: 20121019
Listen to the writer made famous on public radio with the airing of his “Santaland Diaries.” In this 1997 interview, David Sedaris talks about his literary and familial influences and reads from his early bestselling memoir Naked. He also discusses the impetus for some of his stories that ended up in his collection Me Talk Pretty One Day. Join us for this archive conversation with one of America’s most comedic writers.
We go to the archives to revisit a program that examines important African-American writers, beginning with the 18th century's Phyllis Wheatley and concluding with former U.S. Poet Laureate Rita Dove. This show also features the late Margaret Walk...
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