Sedaris, David

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The Best of Me

This collection of favorite and beloved writings by an author with legions of fans is warm, witty, and guaranteed to please longtime and new readers alike.

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Calypso

Sedaris isn't to everyone's tastes, but fans are in for plenty of laughs and some more poignant moments. Original musical interludes composed and performed by Daniel Hart are a bonus. ["[Sedaris's] honesty is compelling, and his ability to create laughter in the darkness offers readers comfort and hope": LJ 5/1/18 starred review of the Little, Brown hc.]
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Calypso

While essayist Sedaris has always been personal, this work shows him at his most vulnerable. His honesty is compelling, and his ability to create laughter in the darkness offers readers comfort and hope. [See Prepub Alert, 12/4/17.]
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Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977–2002)

For Sedaris fans, this is a primary source not to miss, but even the more casual reader will be drawn in, as the author comes into his own as a writer and a person.
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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

Highly recommended. Be aware that Sedaris does not shy away from swearing, highly detailed descriptions of bodily functions and exams, or his own bad behavior. For the right reader, those things might just be part of his charm. [The Little, Brown hc was a New York Times best seller.—Ed.]
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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk

Sedaris succeeds in crafting a collection of stories about animals that are as humorous as the stories he writes about the humans in his life...
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