Books written by David Sedaris

When You Are Engulfed in Flames

Back Bay Books | June 2, 2009 | 336 pages
A collection of essays celebrates the foibles of the author's everyday life in France and America, from an attempt to make coffee with water from a flower vase to a drug purchase in a North Carolina mobile home.  More Info

Me Talk Pretty One Day

Back Bay Books | June 5, 2001 | 288 pages
A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French. A number one national bestseller now in paperback.  More Info

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

Back Bay Books | June 3, 2014 | 288 pages
"Sedaris is a remarkably skilled storyteller and savvy essayist....And based, on this latest collection, he's getting only better." ---Los Angeles Times A guy walks into a bar car and... From here the story could take many turns. When the guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the... More Info

Holidays on Ice

Back Bay Books | October 20, 2010 | 176 pages
David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story.  More Info

Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

Little, Brown | April 23, 2013 | 288 pages
A new collection of essays from the #1 New York Times bestselling author who has been called "the preeminent humorist of his generation" (Entertainment Weekly). From the unique perspective of David Sedaris comes a new book of essays taking his readers on a bizarre and stimulating world tour. From... More Info