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David Sedaris; Paul Farmer of Partners In Health

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Monday, May 20, 2013

David Sedaris talks about writing about his family, living abroad, cleaning up roadside rubbish, and keeping a diary. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health, talks about healthcare and social justice.

David Sedaris: Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

David Sedaris, a master of the personal essay, talks about writing about his family, living abroad, and keeping a diary. He’s a regular contributor to The New Yorker, This American Life, and BBC Radio 4, and his latest book is Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls.

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Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation

Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners In Health and Chair of the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, discusses working in Haiti, health and human rights, and his role as a voice for global health equity and social justice. His new book, To Repair the World: Paul Farmer Speaks to the Next Generation, is a collection of speeches about the encouraging ways to improve the lives of the billions of people around the world without access to health care, safe drinking water, decent schools, and other basic human rights.

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David Sedaris at WNYC May 2013

Guest Picks: David Sedaris

David Sedaris was on the Lopate Show to talk about his latest book, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls. He shared a few of the books he's been enjoying lately.

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