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NAKED

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

In this collection of essays, playwright and NPR commentator Sedaris tops his anarchically hilarious miscellany Barrel Fever (1994) by inventing a new genre: autobiography as fun-house mirror. From the first sentence (``I'm thinking of asking the servants to wax my change before placing it in the Chinese tank I keep on my dresser''), Naked pretty well clobbers the reader into dizzy submission ... Read full review

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User Review  - AnnMarie - Goodreads

This book is laugh out loud funny. Do not ask questions, just read this or anything by Sedaris, now. Read full review

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User Review  - Laura Noggle - Goodreads

Had to choke back laughter more than once on public transportation in Taiwan. Not sure I've ever laughed this much from a book, before or ever since. Probably my favorite David Sedaris book. Read full review

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User Review  - Jeffrey - Goodreads

Probably more like 2.5 stars but I'm rounding up. Naked has a few interesting stories that I enjoyed more or less, but I failed to feel any emotional investment in them whatsoever, which is rare for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gene Lecouteur - Goodreads

Generally I think his stories are better when he reads them. He has such a great delivery. Read full review

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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

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User Review  - Laura - Goodreads

didn't get a lot out of this... Read full review

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User Review  - Hanna Smith - Goodreads

I'm giving this 3 stars but I really didn't enjoy it. David is very funny but this book did not hit the comedic mark for me. I kept reading and waiting for the essays to get better... and they did. My ... Read full review

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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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User Review  - Taylor B - Goodreads

Once again, I'm amazed by David Sedaris' captivating stories filled with hilarious commentary. His stories are absolutely ridiculous and near unbelievable but his honesty and blunt attitude holds him ... Read full review

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