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David Randall is a journalist, speaker and educator who came to the subject of sleep after walking into a wall while sleepwalking. That painful experience spurred him to write the bestselling book “Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep.” David gives a glimpse of his findings after that fateful night and ultimately shows that the key to success, sleep, is still a grand mystery waiting to be solved.

David Randall earned his BA from the University of California, Riverside and a masters in journalism from New York University, where he has since been an adjunct professor. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.


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David Randall

David Randall

David Randall is a journalist, speaker and educator who came to the subject of sleep after walking into a wall while sleepwalking. That painful experience spurred him to write the best selling book, Dreamland: Adventures in the Strange Science of Sleep, a work that the New York Times called “thoroughly entertaining” and Salon.com hailed as “the most diverting and consistently fascinating book on the topic ever.” David is a senior reporter at Reuters, and his work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, New York magazine and Forbes.

He earned his BA from the University of California, Riverside and a masters in journalism from New York University, where he has since been an adjunct professor. He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.