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David Sedaris, “Happy Go Lucky,” 2022

David Sedaris, whose latest collection of essays is titled “Happy Go Lucky,” in conversation with host Richard Wolinsky.

Originally known for his commentaries on “This American Life” on NPR, David Sedaris has now written 13 books, all of which have become best-sellers, including the early “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” and later “Calypso,” “Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls,” and collections of his diaries. He has a home in North Carolina, and lives in England.

In this wide-ranging interview he discusses a wide variety of topics, including the death of his father, his views toward politics and the pandemic, how he creates humor in his essays, and more.

Recorded June 9, 2022 at Book Passage bookstore in Corte Madera. California.

Photos: Richard Wolinsky.