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"They were nothing like the French people I had imagined. If anything, they were too kind, too generous and too knowledgable in the fields of plumbing and electricity." -- David Sedaris
David Sedaris (born December 26, 1956) is a Grammy Award-nominated American humorist, writer, comedian, bestselling author, and radio contributor.

Sedaris was first publicly recognized in 1992 when National Public Radio broadcast his essay "SantaLand Diaries". He published his first collection of essays and short stories, Barrel Fever, in 1994. His next five subsequent essay collections, Naked (1997), Holidays on Ice (1997), Me Talk Pretty One Day (2000), Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (2004), and When You Are Engulfed in Flames (2008), have become New York Times Best Sellers. In 2010, he released another collection of stories A Modest Bestiary.

, his books have collectively sold seven million copies. Much of Sedaris's humor is autobiographical and self-deprecating, and often concerns his family life, his middle class upbringing in the suburbs of Raleigh, North Carolina, Greek heritage, various jobs, education, drug use, homosexuality, and his life in France with his partner, Hugh Hamrick.

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Total Books: 173
A Carnival of Snackery Diaries
2022 - A Carnival of Snackery Diaries [2003-2020] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316270182
ISBN-10: 0316270180
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment, LGBTQ+ Books
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The Best of Me
2021 - The Best of Me (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780316242400
ISBN-10: 0316242403
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, Humor & Entertainment
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Calypso
2019 - Calypso (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316392426
ISBN-10: 0316392421
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

Theft by Finding Diaries
2018 - Theft By Finding Diaries [1977-2002] (Paperback)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316154734
ISBN-10: 0316154733
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Humor & Entertainment, LGBTQ+ Books
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 1

Calypso  Signed/Autographed Copy
2018 - Calypso Signed/autographed Copy (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780316524827
ISBN-10: 0316524824
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames Library Edition
2018 - When You Are Engulfed in Flames Library Edition (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781549116599
ISBN-10: 1549116592
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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David Sedaris Diaries A Visual Compendium
2017 - David Sedaris Diaries a VIsual Compendium (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780316431712
ISBN-10: 0316431710
Genres: Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment
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Theft by Finding Diaries Volume One
2017 - Theft By Finding Diaries Volume One (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780349120737
ISBN-10: 0349120730
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls
2016 - Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787532158867
ISBN-10: 7532158861
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Cuando te envuelvan las llamas
2015 - Cuando Te Envuelvan Las Llamas [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788439725411
ISBN-10: 8439725418
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk A Modest Bestiary
2014 - Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk a Modest Bestiary (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781478930235
ISBN-10: 1478930233
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2

Lets Explore Diabetes With Owls
2014 - Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780349119427
ISBN-10: 0349119422
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames
2012 - When You Are Engulfed in Flames [Chinese Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9787212047931
ISBN-10: 7212047937
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
 2

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk A Modest Bestiary
2011 - Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk a Modest Bestiary (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316038409
ISBN-10: 0316038407
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.2/5 Stars.
 24

Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
2011 - Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781611138238
ISBN-10: 161113823X
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
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Holidays on Ice
2010 - Holidays on Ice (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316078917
ISBN-10: 0316078913
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
 31

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk A Modest Bestiary
2010 - Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk a Modest Bestiary (Hardcover)Paperback, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316038393
ISBN-10: 0316038393
Genre: Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 2.9/5 Stars.
 105

Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk
2010 - Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781408701669
ISBN-10: 1408701669
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.
 1

2010 - Fables (Paperback)
David Sedaris Live For Your Listening Pleasure
2009 - David Sedaris Live for Your Listening Pleasure (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9781600247187
ISBN-10: 1600247180
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Humor
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
 11

Flight Patterns A Century of Stories about Flying
2009 - Flight Patterns a Century of Stories About Flying (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781890447519
ISBN-10: 189044751X
Genres: History, Literature & Fiction, Nonfiction
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When You Are Engulfed in Flames
2009 - When You Are Engulfed in Flames (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780316154680
ISBN-10: 0316154687
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
 228

2005 - Vestido De Domingo Un [Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2005 - Un Vestido De Domingo / a Sunday Dress [Literatura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim [Unabridged Audio Cassette] (Audio Cassette)
2004 - Me Talk Pretty One Day [Audio CD - Abridged] (Audio CD)Audio CD
2003 - Je Parler Francais [French Language Edition] (Paperback)
2002 - Nackt (Paperback)Paperback
2001 - Barrel Fever and Other Stories [Audio CD - Abridged] (Audio CD)
2001 - Holidays on Ice [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Audio CD
2001 - Me Talk Pretty One Day [Audio CD - Abridged] (Audio CD)Audio CD
1998 - Barrel Fever and Other Stories [Audio Cassette - Abridged] (Audio Cassette)
1997 - Holidays on Ice [Audio Cassette - Abridged] (Audio Cassette)
1997 - Naked [Abridged Audio Cassette] (Audio Cassette)
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