Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris

Into the Wild

Read Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim Online Free - David Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters. He goes on vacation with his family. He gets a job selling drinks. He attends his brother's wedding. He mops his sister's floor. He gives directions to a lost traveler. He eats a hamburger. He has his blood sugar tested. It all sounds so normal, doesn't it? In this collection of essays, Sedaris lifts the corner of ordinary life, revealing the absurdity teeming below its surface. His world is alive with obscure desires and hidden motives--a world where forgiveness is automatic and an argument can be the highest form of love. Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim is another unforgettable collection from one of the wittiest and most original writers at work today.

Title : Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
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ISBN : 0965904830
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 272 pages


Jason rated it ★★★★★

April 11, 2017

The Sedaris family is certifiably crazy and I love them. Out of everything he's produced (I've read all of his major work and only missed a few short pieces) this is my favorite David Sedaris book. Yet, I don't recommend it... ...not always, not to everyone. The subject matter can be too much for...

Kelly (and the Book Boar) rated it ★★★★★

November 16, 2017

Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/ I think by this point it’s pretty much common knowledge that I love David Sedaris like a fat kid I love cake and, well . . . . . Dress Your Family In Corduroy and Denim might be my favorite collection yet. I could seriously kick myself...

karen rated it ★★★☆☆

April 30, 2010

this is a book by david sedaris. shrug. i mean, what else am i supposed to say? it's not like he went out on a limb here and wrote a space opera or a bodice ripper. it's david sedaris. if you like him, you will probably like this one. if you don't, you probably won't. this is not my favorite of his...

Michelle rated it ★★★☆☆

June 06, 2009

I thought I was over David Sedaris. I don't mean that I don't like him. I do. His essays are funny, but after a while they all seem to run together. He mines the same territory again and again -- stories of growing up with his dysfunctional, quirky, yet lovable family. Stories of himself as the o...

David rated it ★★☆☆☆

July 15, 2007

So. David Sedaris. Well, let's be clear. Nobody with a funnybone can hate David Sedaris. And neither do I. But it has to be said - that last book ("Dress your family in corduroy and denim") was quite a disappointment. Judging by the number of people showing up for his readings here in San Francis...

Fabian rated it ★★★☆☆

May 31, 2017

Okay so the Chip Kidd covers usually ruins authors like this for me. The covers almost ooze Wes Andersonian Americana... I will let prejudices slip past. So this writer has a following and it is understandable. This guy CAN WRITE. And topping that: he can write short stories. I am very ambivalent...

Sarah rated it ★★★★★

July 26, 2007

This book makes me laugh myself sick every time I read it. Blood Work and La Nuit of the Dead are put together so perfectly. Sedaris creates a series of misguided attempts at human connection that seem doomed to fail through selfishness or insecurity, but somehow don’t. Sedaris is so good at expo...

Adam rated it ★☆☆☆☆

October 01, 2007

Honestly, I tried to like this book. Maybe it's one of those that, at page 100, kicks everything glorious into overdrive, making you gleeful and giddy and full of delight at reading it. Maybe I should have read further and waited longer. But, you see, I only really started to read this because it...

Dana rated it ★★★★☆

December 13, 2017

Just as reliably entertaining as his previous books!

Jennifer rated it ★★★★★

August 28, 2007

oh so hilarious... "What the hell are you doing?" she whispered, but my mouth was too full to answer...as she closed the door and behind her and moved toward my bed, I began breaking the wax lips and candy necklaces pulled from pile no. 2. These were the second-best things I had received, and whi...

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