New Letters
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David Sedaris

Fiction, Nonfiction

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 19981021

One of public radio's most popular writers, David Sedaris talks about how his writing for radio took him from obscurity to publication of a New York Times bestseller. He reads from the book Naked, his hilarious "memoirs" that stretch the boundaries of fact.

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

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