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Nick Offerman
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Nick Offerman is an actor, author and woodworker, best known as the character of Ron Swanson on NBC’s “Parks and Recreation.” He is also co-host and executive producer of NBC’s “Making It.” Offerman has written five New York Times bestselling books, including “Paddle Your Own Canoe,” “Gumption,” “Good Clean Fun” and “The Greatest Love Story Ever Told,” written with his wife, Megan Mullally. He also publishes the Substack newsletter “Donkey Thoughts.” In his spare time, he can be found at his workshop in Los Angeles, building hand-crafted items from wood, ranging from spoons and canoes to ukuleles. Offerman’s newest work, “Where the Deer and the Antelope Play: The Pastoral Observations of One Ignorant American Who Loves to Walk Outside,” is featured at the 2022 National Book Festival.

Selected Works at the Library of Congress

Appearances at the 2022 National Book Festival

Videos from the 2022 National Book Festival