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ALTERNATIVES A new collection from David Sedaris is cause for jubilation. His recent move to Paris has inspired hilarious pieces, including Me Talk Pretty One Day, about his attempts to learn French. His family is another inspiration. You Cant Kill the Rooster is a portrait of his brother who talks incessant hip-hop slang to his bewildered father. And no one hones a finer fury in response to such modern annoyances as restaurant meals presented in ludicrous towers and cashiers with 6-inch fingernails. Compared by The New Yorker to Twain and Hawthorne, Sedaris has become one of our best-loved authors. Sedaris is an amazing reader whose appearances draw hundreds, and his performancesincluding a jaw-dropping impression of Billie Holiday singing I wish I were an Oscar Meyer weinerare unforgettable. Sedariss essays on living in Paris are some of the funniest hes ever written. At last, someone even meaner than the French! The sort of blithely sophisticated, loopy humour that might have resulted if Dorothy Parker and James Thurber had had a love child. Entertainment Weekly on Barrel Fever Sidesplitting Not one of the essays in this new collection failed to crack me up; frequently I was helpless. The New York Times Book Review on Naked [READ MORE]

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A Google user
2019-09-23
Sedaris is a writer with several equals and "Me Talk Cute One Day" is his finest work. The quality of Sedaris's stories may vary but when he is on song he is extremely entertaining. Whether writing about ...
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A Google user
2019-09-23
After two serious ebooks, I felt it was time for other installment of Sedaris. I read Calypso a several weeks ago and, not even a week later, I found myself on Better Globe Books loading my cart with ...
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A Google user
2019-09-23
I heard a very funny thing on Radio 4 where a classy American girl of a certain age was monologuing. The next time it was on I caught the beginning and was shocked to realise this girl was actually ...
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A Google user
2019-09-23
David Sedaris is a talented and insightful writer who is wasting his talent. The first ebook I read of his made me laugh so much my gf complained about the bed shaking. But every successive ebook seems ...
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A Google user
2019-09-23
I couldn't obtain through this ebook. I read the first essay and when I heard the concept that speech therapy was mainly for homosexuals to sound less effeminate, my defenses went up like crazy. I just ...
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A Google user
2019-09-23
I LOVE this ebook so much! Sedaris is a genius when it comes to sharp wit and satire. His personal essays about his family remind me of my own for certain reasons. The personal and awkward cases ...
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A Google user
2019-09-23
I think I just have to create peace with the fact that David Sedaris is mediocre. No matter how many times they're suggested to me, or recipients promise that I will love them, I just don't. I just don't ...
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A Google user
2019-09-23
This ebook is so great, I want I had written it! David Sedaris writes about his childhood experiences living with a bizarre family, his struggles balancing art and drugs, and his desire to learn french ...
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A Google user
2019-09-23
Well, I guess it's no surprise that my sense of humour is different from most recipients. I really enjoyed these short stories and I had lots of laugh out loud moments. I actually had to flag one ...
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A Google user
2019-09-23
Somewhat entertaining. Cute funny at times. Not poor. Not nice.
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A Google user
2019-09-23
If John Irving, Truman Capote, and Woody Allen had a love babe... David Sedaris. He's one of my favoured writers. The Guy is hilarious!
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A Google user
2019-09-23
Hilarious, relatable, raw. His fights with language and adaptation especially struck a chord.
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A Google user
2019-09-23
Some hilarious - especially the parts about grammatical gender in French - but equally many that didn't interest me very much.
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A Google user
2019-09-23
After attempting to read one of his ebooks - I forget which - I've learned that a large part of my enjoyment of David is listening to him....
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A Google user
2019-09-23
Bizarrely funny in a really real idea.
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A Google user
2019-09-23
I love his ebooks. nice sense of humor
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Keith Gregory
2019-09-23
Sample is just blurbs and copyright.
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Justin Bleach
2019-09-23
Not true funny. More like listening to a grandparents uneventful life. Some beautiful equipment but I was looking for something funnier in situational comedy and that is probably the fault of Google Play.
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Sharon Barry
2019-09-23
Read this years ago. genius
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Nathalie Martinez
2019-09-23
It wasn't at all interesting for me
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T ang
2019-09-23
Funny and lighter than some of his another work.
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Nicholas Carter
2019-09-23
Love David!
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Linda Souther
2019-09-23
He had me at the title. Loved it!
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Adilahs A
2019-09-23
This ebook is one of the funniest I've read
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Tina D
2019-09-23
Can't decide which ebook is funnier.
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Lesly L
2019-09-23
I laughed ... Nice read!
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Linda Blatnik
2019-09-23
Not long enough, but oh so funny
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Kevin Deonanan
2019-09-23
Not knowing what to expect, finishing this ebook was a lot of fun!
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Ellen Haffner
2019-09-23
This is Sedaris at his finest, which is claiming a lot! His humor and honesty captures the reader and keeps them laughing and engaged in the crazy life and observations of Sedaris.
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Brian Brooks
2019-09-23
I laughed so much
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Leah Scotia
2019-09-23
Bitingly funny, acerbic wit. The portion on his father reminds me a bit too much of the idiosyncrasies of my own mother. This reads as a selection of short stories making it great for picking up while commuting.
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Sebastian Stoker
2019-09-23
Sedaris' stories, while autobiographical and very true, are usually claimed with affection for the characters, a very smart sense of humor, and an understanding that life and recipients aren't usually simple. This is the first ebook of his I have read, and I cannot wait to obtain keep of his another works.
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Benjamin Marken
2019-09-23
The sample was BS. I got to rea copyright, reviews, also by-s, and the chapter list. It would've been great to actually read some of the storyline. Guess I'll have to go to the bookstore and just sit in there like a bum reading. Maybe I'll just read the entire ebook that idea and not even pay. Is that what you wanted google shop? For me to feel forced into essentially stealing a ebook by just reading in the shop? Not that it matters because I'll probably be robbed by the Starbucks in the shop.
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Nancy Campbell
2019-09-23
Having been born in newest york then transfered to north carolina myself, I had a strange connection with the sedaris family. Each family has it's quirks and I appreciate the honesty of david's writing because he shoots from the hip and brings those qirks to light and life making us all appreciate our own foibles. Tres bien!
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Tawney Feay
2019-09-23
One of my favorites
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Judith Nelson
2019-09-23
Every hero, every family member is treasured in my heart. I can't obtain enough. Just completed engulfed in flames on a 28 day cruise. Read allow's search diabetes with owls at the same time as this one. Along with the elf reading, my heart is full and I just can't stop laughing and adoring David. Love him!!
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A Google user
2019-09-23
David Sedaris has a idea of making normal life stories funny in a idea that you normally wouldn't see them. I love reading about his ordeal overcoming his sounding like a hillbilly to the French butcher, and his realization that he understands his mad French teacher... Definitely two of my many favoured moments in his struggles in learning his newest language.
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Kyle Byrne
2019-09-23
This is the first ebook I read of his and is still my favoured. I laugh to hard to read his equipment in public!
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Hosein Ghaderi
2019-09-23
I read this in Persian translation by peiman khaksar and I loved it. It's very funny even in Persian
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David Colón Cabrera
2019-09-23
So the sample is just the copyright equipment? Not even a chapter? BS
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