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My first encounter with David Rakoff was, lamentably, his obituary. It was his connection with David Sedaris which piqued my interest, and I’m glad it did.
Don’t Get Too Comfortable is, as its long subtitle will tell you, a collection of essays dealing with “the indignities of coach class, the torments of low thread count, the never-ending quest for artisanal olive oil, and other first world problems”, and it handles its subjects in a way which is incisive yet simultaneously gentle.

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