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Phoenix, 2001 - Humorists, American - 291 pages
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A collection of humorous stories, where the author takes to the road with a thieving quadriplegic, sorts out the fancy from the extra-fancy in a bleak fruit-packing factory, and confronts his naked self in the mirrored sunglasses of a lunatic.

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Review: Naked

User Review  - Ron - Goodreads

This is more of the types of essays that you'll find in other Sedaris books. I didn't find these as humorous as some of his other stories. However, if you liked the others, you'll probably like these as well. Read full review

Review: Naked

User Review  - Liesel Browning - Goodreads

I've read several of Sedaris's collections of essays at this point, and I've had a hard time putting my finger on something that has nagged me about them. When reading "Naked," it hit me. Sedaris ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

David Sedaris was born in Binghamton, New York on December 26, 1956, but he grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. Much of Sedaris' humor is autobiographical and self-deprecating, and it often concerns his family life, his middle class upbringing in the suburbs of North Carolina. He graduated from the Art Institute of Chicago in 1987. He is a popular radio commentator, essayist, and short story writer. He held many part-time and odd jobs before getting a job reading excerpts from his diaries on National Public Radio in 1992. His first collection of essays and short stories, Barrel Fever, was published in 1994. His other works include Naked, Holidays on Ice, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, and Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary. Me Talk Pretty One Day won the Thurber Prize for American Humor in 2001. He has also written several plays with his sister Amy Sedaris including Stump the Host, Stitches, and The Little Frieda Mysteries. In 2014 her title, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, made The New York Times Best Seller List.

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