Lemony Snicket vs. The Pirates

March 1st, 2015
WE-ARE-PIRATES_612x380_0.jpgIt was Thoreau who said that “the masses of men lead lives of quiet desperation.” The characters at the center of Daniel Handler’s new adult novel  We Are Pirates want very badly to avoid that fate.  And yet, they find that sometimes the alternative is even more desperation.

My conversation with Daniel Handler: