Reviews

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

User reviews

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

Great Book!
Really enjoyed it :-)

User Review - Flag as inappropriate

This is my first David Sedaris book and I have to say, he has a way of throwing you into his crazy family and his life lessons. I laughed out loud several times and nearly cried a few times. It was a very touching and very telling book about the types of people and families in every day life. I highly encourage you to try it. I've already purchased another David Sedaris novel.  

Review: Naked

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

Review: Naked

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

Review: Naked

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

Review: Naked

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

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  - Laura - Goodreads

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

Review: Naked

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

User ratings

5 stars
1083
4 stars
1470
3 stars
951
2 stars
354
1 star
110

All reviews - 4134
5 stars - 1077
4 stars - 1468
3 stars - 950
2 stars - 354
1 star - 109
Unrated - 176

All reviews - 4134

All reviews - 4134
Goodreads - 4125
Kirkus - 1