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David Sedaris: Save America's Treasures Selection

Fiction, 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.

| Subject Matter: Humor, Memoir | Interview Year: 1998 | Genre: Fiction, Nonfiction | Awards: Lambda Literary Award for Humor |

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