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Lemony Snicket creator embarks on new adventure with 'We Are Pirates'

Daniel Handler's new novel examines the risks we'll take to escape our mundane lives.

Best-selling author Daniel Handler -- better known by his pen name Lemony Snicket -- joins guest host Daniel Richler to discuss his new book, We are Pirates. Like A Series of Unfortunate Events, the new novel features adventure, loss, dastardly deeds, gruesome gore, and children in distress -- but this time, the story is meant for an older audience. 

Handler reflects on his dark yet humorous look at crumbling dreams and the risks we'll take to escape our mundane lives.

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