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Sep.16.2013
Missing Lemony Snicket?
Where is the missing girl? Who has the secret formula? Will this excerpt answer any of your questions? Why aren't you more worried? These are all the wrong questions. For answers, read this free preview of "When Did You See Her Last?". Also available for your eReader: Amazon | B&...
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Feb.28.2013
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Dear Alleged Associate, Please immediately listen to THIS which contains a top secret recorded conversation between Daniel Handler and myself, and see the attachment at right, which depicts an undisclosed book cover. The more people who are made aware of this classified information the better...
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Jan.03.2013
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Children’s-book authors Lemony Snicket and Lisa Brown, the team behind The Latke Who Couldn’t Stop Screaming: A Christmas Story, tell The Daily Beast about the zine they started and how they inspire each other. Where did you grow up? Lisa Brown: In a suburb of Hartford, Conn. My family were...
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Jun.01.2012
Famously cantankerous author Lemony Snicket wasn’t always such a scrooge, but now we get to learn what odd things happened in his childhood to make him turn out that way. We first got to know Snicket from his best-selling A Series of Unfortunate Events books. His upcoming series, All the Wrong...
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Mar.07.2012
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I got this message today from Lemony Snicket.
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Oct.17.2011
1. If you work hard, and become successful, it does not necessarily mean you are successful because you worked hard, just as if you are tall with long hair it doesn’t mean you would be a midget if you were bald. 2. “Fortune” is a word for having a lot of money and for having a lot of luck, but...
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Feb.12.2008
When Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman told me that they were supporting Barack Obama I thought they were crazy. I didn't know anything about him, but I knew, from growing up in the Bay Area and writing fiction for a living, that I lived in a bubble, and that my progressive views would never be...
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Dec.06.2007
See Jane Smiley in conversation with Daniel Handler. Smiley (Ten Days in the Hills), a Pulitzer Prize winner, is known for her literary treatment of horses, homesteads, and Hollywood. Handler (A Series of Unfortunate Events) has tapped into agitated adolescent imaginations and demented teenage...
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