David Rakoff, 47, Comic Essayist, Dies
David Rakoff, the author of the essay collections "Fraud," "Don't Get Too Comfortable" and "Half Empty" and a frequent contributor to "This American Life," died on Thursday night. He was 47.
David Rakoff , who has died at 47 after a long battle with cancer, was sometimes compared to David Sedaris, but the fact that the link never seemed to imply he was in any way an imitator of his friend attests to Rakoff's prodigious skills and a
NEW YORK (AP) — David Rakoff, an award-winning humorist whose cynical outlook on life and culture developed a loyal following of readers and radio listeners, has died after a long illness. He was 47. Rakoff died Thursday after a long illness
We are sad to learn of the death of David Rakoff, at forty-seven, after a long battle with cancer. Rakoff's essays and contributions to This American Life include what must be the most melancholy humor writing of our time,
When someone you know dies, it can be really hard to talk about them without talking about yourself, and then you feel terrible for every "I" statement where you feel there should be a "they" statement. But then every "they"