In Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris takes us on a journey into the world of diabetes – from his own experience having the disease to becoming an advocate for those living with it. He offers humor and insight while exploring everything from gestational diabetes to Technology Assisted Blood Glucose Monitoring (TABGM) devices in this new book detailing life with diabetes.
For who is this book for ?
- David Sedaris’s own experiences with diabetes may not be relatable to everyone.
- The book is a little heavy on the medical details and might be confusing for some readers.
- It can be tough to find humor in a situation like diabetes, but Sedaris does an excellent job of it.
Learn more about the author
David Sedaris is the author of Barrel Fever, Naked, Holidays on Ice, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames and his most recent book Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker magazine and NPR’s Morning Edition. His essays have twice been included in The Best American Essays anthology.
“Humorous and insightful, Sedaris takes us on a journey into the world of diabetes.”
“What an engaging and informative read! I laughed out loud on many occasions, and also learned a lot about diabetes from Sedaris’ personal experiences. This book is perfect for anyone living with diabetes, or those who want to better understand it.”
“Sedaris has again shown himself to be a master of the form, turning what could be a deadly serious topic into something funny and enjoyable.”
“David Sedaris is one of the funniest, most humane authors writing today. In Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, he takes on his greatest challenge yet: living with diabetes. He seamlessly blends personal experience with observation and analysis to create a portrait both hilarious and heartfelt.”