CalypsoBook - 2018
American wit and humor
Wit and humor
PS3569.E314 A6 2018
From Library Staff
Audiobook format also available. Personal essays share the author's adventures after buying a vacation house on the Carolina coast and his reflections on middle age and mortality.
In his new collection of comic personal essays, Sedaris — who is now 61 — grapples seriously with themes of family, mortality and illness. As always, his very essence seeps through the pages like an intoxicating cloud.
This movement in comedy over the last few years — anti-comedy, comedy that isn’t LOL funny, confessional comedy, whatever you want to call it, which covers stuff like Nanette, Transparent, and Atlanta — isn’t a fad or subgenre. It’s an evolution or cultural shift. The best comedy has always been ... Read More »
Recommended by Blanca A. -- The always hilarious David Sedaris returns with some light and dark humor about his life and family.