Naked by David Sedaris

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Read Naked Online Free - Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its proverbial ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his family, and his unique worldview—a sensibility at once take-no-prisoners sharp and deeply charitable. A tart-tongued mother does dead-on imitations of her young son's nervous tics, to the great amusement of his teachers; a stint of Kerouackian wandering is undertaken (of course!) with a quadriplegic companion; a family gathers for a wedding in the face of imminent death. Through it all is Sedaris's unmistakable voice, without doubt one of the freshest in American writing.



Title : Naked
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ISBN : 0316777730
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 304 pages


Reviews


Joeji rated it ★★★★☆

December 05, 2008

On the inside of this book, David Sedaris signed it and wrote, "Joe, I am so happy you're alive." He then proceeded to write in my girlfriend at the time's book, "You can do better."


Marty rated it ★☆☆☆☆

February 06, 2008

About a third of the way through David Sedaris's book, I wondered how I had not heard of this guy before. This guy was funny. No, not just funny, he was really funny. He didn't just make me laugh while reading his book, he made me cry I was laughing so hard. So why, why had I not heard of someone...


Ahmad rated it ★★★★☆

April 09, 2017

Naked, David Sedaris داستانهای کوتاه: «طاعون تیک»، «گوشت کنسروی»، «مادربزرگت رو از اینجا ببر!»، «غول یکچشم»، «یک کارآگاه واقعی»، «دیکس هیل»، «حشره ی درام»، «دینا»، «سیاره ی میمونها»، «چهارضلعی ناقص» و «شب مردگان زنده». کتاب با ترجمه پیمان خاکسار در 152 صفحه از سوی نشر «زاوش» منتشر شده طاعون تیک: د...


FeReSHte rated it ★★★★★

March 10, 2015

!!!! تموم شد؟ باور کنم؟ چه قدر طول کشید.. خدایا شکرت این کتاب سداریس رو هم دوست داشتم. طی خوندنش همیشه یه لبخندی روی لب هام بود بعضی جاهاش هم که لبخندهای ملیح تبدیل به قهقهه می شدند. کتاب شامل 17 داستان از خاطرات نویسنده است که به زبان طنز مطرح شده و کاملن منطبق بر لایف استایل امریکاییه تعداد زیادی...


Jason rated it ★★★★☆

July 23, 2015

Naked David arrived first, but it was Holiday David who made the NPR splash. Those of us in the front row received the full facial and were covered David the Elf's funk. I've still got Sedaris stank all over me and I'm loving it! While Holiday took a step back from unadulterated intimacy, Naked (a...


Kim rated it ★★★★☆

June 29, 2008

I'm being told that this is funny... but so far all I want to do is gather David Sedaris into my arms and rock him back and forth and tell him everything is okay. Okay, finished. Is it really supposed to be funny? I found myself pretty saddened by most of the stories. He's got a great writing sty...


kian rated it ★★★★★

March 04, 2017

«عقيده پدرم اين بود كه هيچ چيز به اندازه كار بعد از مدرسه شخصيت آدم را نميسازد. خودش با سورتمه، روزنامه ميفروخته و خواروبار تحويل مردم ميداده. حالا ببين عجب آدم موفقي شده! من و خواهر بزرگترم ليسا، نتيجه گرفتيم بايد از هر كاري كه شخصيت پدرمان را شكل داده تا حد امكان دوري كنيم! گفتيم: ممنون! ولي نم...


Tom rated it ★★★☆☆

July 08, 2008

Maybe part of my problem with the book is that I first read the back cover, which told me two things that I didn't find to be true: 1. This book is side-splittingly hilarious 2. It turns the "mania for memoir on its proverbial ear." Sure, maybe it's not fair to judge the book based on my preconcepti...


Farnoosh rated it ★★★☆☆

August 28, 2015

داستان ها اونقدر صادقانه نوشته شده که وقتی کتاب رو می خونید کاملا احساس می کنید که یه دوست صمیمی داره با بیانی طنزآمیز از خاطراتش در مورد خانواده، دوستانش ،دوران دانشجویی و سفرهاش براتون تعریف می کنه.کتاب شامل 11 داستانه که ظاهرا در ترجمه چند داستان از نسخه اصلی به دلیل اشاره به تمایلات همجنسگرای...


Jen rated it ★★★★☆

November 14, 2012

Let's start off with the cover. Magnificence. In hardback the shorts are adjustable, and if you pull them up over the title you will see an x-ray of legs. I assume, since Mr. Sedaris is so willing to sacrifice himself at the altar of humor, that those thin white bones are his own. Genius. Visiting...





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