Me Talk Pretty One Day
Compared by The New Yorker to Twain and Hawthorne, David Sedaris has become one of the best-loved humorists of our time, writing with perfect pitch about the ludicrousness of our age. Featuring some pieces about his sojourn in Paris that have been published and many that have been featured in The... show more
Compared by The New Yorker to Twain and Hawthorne, David Sedaris has become one of the best-loved humorists of our time, writing with perfect pitch about the ludicrousness of our age. Featuring some pieces about his sojourn in Paris that have been published and many that have been featured in The New Yorker, Esquire, and on NPR, this is a hilarious collection that shouldn't be missed.
Publish date: May 4th 2009
Publisher: Back Bay Books
Pages no: 211
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Short Stories
AudiobookMost of this book was really good, kind of sad sometimes. However, the story about his drug addiction and how he became an alternative artist wasn't very funny or sad or really interesting and it went on too long. But other than that, enjoyed the book a lot.
I'm a bit late - ok, a lot late - in arriving at the David Sedaris party. And, yes, of course I loved the book. It was funny, yes, but I loved it, too, for some of the qualities that date it back to the 90s. I know it's strange to hear something from the 90s seems dated, but I think that's the natur...
Another great book by David Sedaris, I was literally laughing out loud. Which was only slightly awkward since I was at work with headphones in. Anyway this book is mostly about Sedaris' life in France and the comic issues that come with moving to a new country.
I first tried reading this book back in 2013, when it was gifted to me, but I stopped about half way. To put it simply, I didn't understand it the first time around. I didn't realize that it was nonfiction, nor did I specifically realize that it was a collection of essays, as the edition that I own ...
I gave it 3 stars because "naked" was better in my opinion. I can't drive out "get your ya-ya’s out!" from that collection. there was more Stories in "naked" . this collection mostly looks like essays .
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