David Sedaris, the No. 1 bestselling writer who Time named 'America's Favorite Humorist', reads this new round-up of personal essays - a surprising, disarming and heartbreakingly funny collection.
No one renders the pathos, chaos and impossible variety of daily encounters like David Sedaris. On every subject, he is bruisingly painful and tenderly affectionate. Recorded live on October 22, 2002, LIVE AT CARNEGIE HALL features excerpts from his forthcoming collection of essays, DRESS YOUR FAMILY IN CORDUROY AND DENIM.
Repeat After Me
Who's the Chef?
Buddy Can You Spare a Tie?
LessonThree: The Feminine Mistake
Lesson Four: With a Pal Like This, You Don't Need An Enemy
Six to Eight Black Men
A glorious stand-up gig - Saga
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America's pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today.
David Sedaris is the author of eleven previous books, including, most recently, The Best of Me, Calypso, and Theft by Finding. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and BBC Radio 4. In 2019, he was inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. He is the recipient of the Thurber Prize for American Humor, the Jonathan Swift International Literature Prize for Satire and Humor, and the Terry Southern Prize for Humor.