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Andrew Sean Greer: Less is Lost

‘And that’s actually what comedy is, for me, is to get to the hardest things you could possibly talk about, and hope other people are also as uncomfortable as you are, and to go right into it.’ – Andrew Sean Greer

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For American novelist Andrew Sean Greer, the search for joy is a continued source of creative inspiration – as evidenced in his international bestselling and Pulitzer Prize-winning novel Less, and now again in its humorously honest new sequel, Less is Lost.

Warm, witty and profound, Less is Lost sees the lovable Arthur Less return for an unforgettable road trip across America as he confronts his personal demons and attempts to decipher the riddle of love.

As part of the Wheeler Centre’s 2022 Spring Fling program, Andrew Sean Greer made his own journey to Australia to join writer and broadcaster Benjamin Law in-conversation. Together they waded through ageing, grief and unavoidable change to find creativity, friendship and love.



This event was recorded on Wednesday 9 November 2022 as part of the Wheeler Centre’s Spring Fling: A Short Series of Big Ideas.

Presented in partnership with RMIT Culture.

Andrew Sean Greer’s appearance was made possible with the generous support of Hachette Australia.

Featured music is Br1ghter (Instrumental Version) by Tape Machines, Le June and Nbhd Nick.

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