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Lemony Snicket claims he was nowhere near the scene of the crime. He is the author of several other unpleasant stories, including those in the bestselling "A Series of Unfortunate Events" and "The Lump of Coal."

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QUIZ: Can You Find The Mistakes In These Sentences?

(14) Comments | Posted April 2, 2014 | 7:19 AM

There is nothing authors enjoy more than receiving letters from readers informing them of grammatical or rhetorical errors in their published work. Each time a book of Mr. Snicket's is published, he receives many such letters, and as his official representative I always wish I could meet these correspondents in...

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13 brani di letteratura per l'infanzia più spaventosi e sconvolgenti di quanto appaiano

(9) Comments | Posted October 26, 2013 | 12:00 AM

Ogni tanto qualcuno mi dice, "Lemony Snicket, lei scrive libri spaventosi e sconvolgenti. Qual è il tipo di letteratura che a sua volta trova spaventosa e sconvolgente?".
La mia risposta è sempre la stessa: "Silenzio, per favore. Sto cercando di leggere." Tuttavia, nella letteratura per bambini mi capita spesso...

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13 Passages from Children's Literature that are More Dreadful and Shocking Than They May First Appear

(463) Comments | Posted October 16, 2013 | 11:46 AM

From time to time people say to me, "Lemony Snicket, you write dreadful and shocking books. What sort of writing do you find dreadful and shocking yourself?"

My reply to them is always the same: "Please be quiet, I'm trying to read." Nevertheless, I occasionally stumble upon a dreadful and/or...

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Why I'm Voting for President Obama

(787) Comments | Posted September 14, 2012 | 12:21 PM

I'm voting for President Obama because, during his second term, we will not hear the following things from him -- although we may have heard them from his political opponents:

1. "I don't know where [Osama bin Laden] is. I just don't spend that much time on him ... to...

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