Sean Wilsey

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Sean Wilsey (born 1970) is the author of the memoir Oh the Glory of It All,[1] published by Penguin in 2005.[2] He is the son of Al Wilsey, a San Francisco businessman, and Pat Montandon, a socialite and peace activist, and the stepson of socialite and philanthropist Dede Wilsey. He serves as editor-at-large for McSweeney's Quarterly Concern. His newest book, a wide-ranging series of essays, More Curious, was published by McSweeney's in 2014.



  • Oh the Glory of It All (2005)
  • The Thinking Fan's Guide to the World Cup (As Editor with Matt Weiland and Franklin Foer, 2006)
  • State by State: A Panoramic Portrait of America (As Editor with Matt Weiland, 2008)
  • More Curious (2014)

Essays and reporting[edit]



  1. ^ "Rich pickings". New Statesman. 12 September 2005. Retrieved 8 January 2011. 
  2. ^ Lipinski, Jed (November 2008). "Interview with Sean Wilsey". The Brooklyn Rail.