Books Ian Falconer Books by Ian Falconer Ian Falconer has written books about: Comedy Nonfiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Ian Falconer New In Paperback Who We Are: The Great Migration, The History Of Hallways And Wisdom From Italian Grandmothers October 6, 2011 Philip Roth explores a fictional New Jersey polio epidemic in 1944, while humorist David Sedaris offers animal fables, Isabel Wilkerson looks at black America's Great Migration, Bill Bryson examines the history of private life and Adriana Trigiani channels her grandmothers' wisdom. Ian Falconer The Week's Best Stories From NPR Books David Sedaris, Anatomizing Us In 'Squirrel' Tales September 28, 2010 The humorist, who made his name with personal essays and other nonfiction, tells Steve Inskeep that his return to fiction kept taking him to surprising places. But the unhappy endings? Those he could have predicted. David Sedaris, Anatomizing Us In 'Squirrel' Tales Listen · 6:13 6:13 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/130143871/130180486" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews Sedaris' 'Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk': Aesop, Rated R September 27, 2010 As gleefully inappropriate as it is wise, David Sedaris' collection of animal fables uses naughty wildlife and explicit illustrations to take on selfishness, bigotry and other human foibles.