At the L.A. Times Festival of Books, Kelly Oxford sat down with Times columnist Robin Abcarian to talk about her book “Everything Is Perfect When You're a Liar,” the Twitter star's first collection of humorous essays.
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The book is about "things that have happened that in my life that were mostly horrifying but I found the humor in them," she says. She liked reading books by David Sedaris and Chelsea Handler, she explains, because of the stories that are both depraved and funny.
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