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Handler apologizes for watermelon joke at awards

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - Daniel Handler is apologizing for comments made at the National Book Awards that have been criticized as racist.

The author sometimes known as "Lemony Snicket" hosted Wednesday night's ceremony in Manhattan, where one of the winners was ......

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2006 file photo, Daniel Handler a.k.a. Lemony Snicket attends the Second Annual Quill Awards at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File) Show/Hide caption

FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2006 file photo, Daniel Handler a.k.a. Lemony Snicket attends the Second Annual Quill Awards at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. (AP Photo/Stephen Chernin, File)

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