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Kelly Oxford on which depraved, funny books she likes

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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