Dressed in 'Corduroy and Denim'
The self-deprecating humorist is back with a new collection of autobiographical essays. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim offers tales about his eccentric family and experiences abroad.
Santaland diaries launched the career of writer and commentator David Sedaris. He recounts his days as a Christmas elf at Macy's department store in New York City. The experience eventually made its way into the book Barrel Fever and has been made into a short play.
Life in New York City
The first episode in a weekly series on experiences as a resident of New York City. In this segment, Sedaris talks about what it was like working for a small moving company.
'April in Paris'
In the fourth and final part of a series of essays about his life in France, Sedaris talks about his April in Paris based on his own experiences in the "City of Light," collected in Me Talk Pretty One Day.
Inside French Health Care
In part three of a weekly series of essays about his life in France, Sedaris examines the French health care system from the inside.
The Sex of French Nouns
In the second part of a series on life in France, Sedaris says he's discovered some interesting things about the French language as he struggles to master the genders of French nouns.
American in Paris
In part one of a weekly series of essays about his life in France, Commentator David Sedaris examines what an American in Paris can learn from the movies.