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Phoenix, 2001 - Humorists, American - 291 pages
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A collection of humorous stories from this wildly funny comic writer

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Seventeen sardonic autobiographical essays that are each truly of David Sedaris's unique voice; biting and revealing; outrageous and disturbed; sharply intelligent and self-deprecating. A loopy ... Read full review

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If you can, listen to David Sedaris read/perform his stories, because in my opinion, this makes them a lot more enjoyable. Especially if it's a live recording and you can hear the audience react to ... 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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