Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

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Little, Brown, Apr 23, 2013 - Humor - 288 pages
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A guy walks into a bar car and...

From here the story could take many turns. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humor and intelligence and leave you deeply moved.

Sedaris remembers his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy.

With Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris shows once again why his work has been called "hilarious, elegant, and surprisingly moving" (Washington Post).

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Witty prose and intelligent insights. - Goodreads
Not a good intro to David Sedaris for me. - Goodreads
Good writing is good writing, though. - Goodreads
The sea turtle story was really hard to read. - Goodreads
Very intelligent story telling and jokes. - Goodreads
Great for a quick laugh, easy to read in segments. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Sara Losito - Goodreads

I enjoyed this book as Sedaris has a way of telling stories. However, not my favorite of his. Liked Me Talk Pretty One Day better. Read full review

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User Review  - Caitlyn - Goodreads

Perfect, as always. All David Sedaris books should be experienced in audio form. It feels like you were invited to an intimate dinner party with your favorite uncle who spends the evening regaling you ... Read full review

About the author (2013)

David Sedaris is the author of the books Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Holidays on Ice, Naked, and Barrel Fever. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and Public Radio International's This American Life. He lives in England.

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