From here the story could take many turns. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humor and intelligence and leave you deeply moved.
Sedaris remembers his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy.
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A humorist par excellence, Sedaris can make Woody Allen appear ham-tongued, Oscar Wilde a drag Observer, praise for David Sedaris The world's finest comic writer -- Julie Burchill Independent, praise for David Sedaris David Sedaris is a man who could capture your heart and lift your spirits while reading out the ingredients of a rice cake Observer, praise for David Sedaris
David Sedaris is the author of a number of bestselling books, including Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim and Talk Pretty One Day. He lives in London.