This book is a compilation of personal essays by David Sedaris. It covers the years 2003-2020, and tells the story of his life as a writer and performer, as well as his experiences with family, friends, and lovers. The essays are both humorous and poignant, offering an intimate view into Sedaris’ life and mind.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who enjoys reading personal essays. Sedaris is a skilled writer and his stories are both entertaining and insightful.
- Sedaris is a brilliant writer, and his essays are funny, insightful, and moving
- The book offers a unique glimpse into the author’s life and mind
- It provides readers with an enjoyable read
- The book is very long, and some readers may find it difficult to get through.
- The essays are loosely chronological, so there is a lot of jumping around between years.
- Sedaris’ writing style can be quite dense at times, and not everyone will appreciate his humor or sarcasm.
Learn more about the author
David Sedaris is a critically acclaimed humorist, author, and performer. His essays have been published in The New Yorker, Harper’s Magazine, and Esquire, among others. He has also written several books, including the bestsellers Barrel Fever and Naked.
“A Carnival of Snackery is a must-read for any Sedaris fan. The essays are insightful, funny and often touching.”
“A Carnival of Snackery is a brand new collection of essays by comedic master David Sedaris. If you’re not familiar with Sedaris’ work, he’s the king of snappy one liners and dark humor that mask deeply personal stories from his life…This latest batch finds Sedaris in reflective mode as he looks back on decades spent writing and performing, all while juggling relationships (both platonic and romantic), raising kids, and falling deeper into fame.”
“Hilarious and heartbreaking.”
“If you are one of the many people who love David Sedaris’ writing, then this book is for you. If you haven’t read him before, this would be a great place to start.”