← Ebook By David Sedaris ↓ Free Format Kindle Read [ → Calypso ] ❥

← Ebook By David Sedaris ↓ Free Format Kindle Read [ → Calypso ] ❥ This book allows us to observe not just the nimble mouthed elf of Sedaris s previous work, but a man in his seventh decade expunging his darker secrets and contemplating mortalityThe brilliance of David Sedaris s writing is that his very essence, his aura, seeps through the pages of his books like an intoxicating cloud, mesmerizing us so that his logic becomes oursThe geeks really do inherit the earth Alan Cumming, New York Times Book Review The king of the humorous essay returns with a brand new collection his first in five years Sedaris fans will find plenty of familiar delights His misanthropic charms and wry wit are as delightful as ever, even if some of the subject matter has changed From his new vacation home on the coast of North Carolina, he writes about the concerns of health and aging, treating us to a story about the persnickety doctor who refused to let him keep a noncancerous tumor that he d planned to feed to a snapping turtle once removed We can only assume that the audiobook version of Calypso will be the perfect travel companion during road trips and getaways this spring and beyond Maris Kreizman, New York Magazine Age and family occupy beloved humorist Sedaris s latest collection of essays His observations feel sharper and often darker than in previous collections, as he ponders the inevitable breakdown of the human body, the shame attendant with illness and age, the nature of addiction, and the eccentricities of his family Though middle age may have made his shades of gray blacker, the wit and incisiveness that make Sedaris much adored remain Lauren Hubbard, Harper s Bazaar KillerSedaris is practically his own genre nowWhether it s a compulsion or a decision, Sedaris isn t holding back any Rachel Manteuffel, The Washington Post David Sedaris s biggest strength as an essayist and a humorist lies in his remarkable power of observation, of detecting the humor and pathos is the everyday conversations most of us don t register His attention and wit are as incisive as ever, but Sedaris brings a stronger sense of self to the pages of CalypsoIt s both warmer and bleaker than any Sedaris that s come before Laura Adamczyk and Caitlin Penzeymoog, AV Club If there s one thing you can count on in life, it s Sedaris to leave you giggling on the beach in both humor and horror His latest collection of stories is a bit serious than his previous, but even when the Sedaris clan is at its worst, the humorist reveals their antics with his characteristic wit in a way that manages to both soften and sharpen the dark truths behind the stories he tells Allison McNearney, The Daily Beast Sedaris is widely considered is widely considered America s leading humorist, and his new book Calypso does nothing but burnish that reputation Nic Brown, Garden Gun Laugh out loud funny, true and introspective Holly Silva, St Louis Post Dispatch With this tenth book, Sedaris demonstrates yet again what makes him the best American humorist writing today a remarkable ability to combine the personal with the political, the mundane with the profane, slime with sublime, and hilarity with heart Heller McAlpin, NPR The beauty of David Sedaris s personality and what keeps his readers coming back for best selling book after best selling book is his unwavering dedication to a helter skelter train of thought Calypso is his most personal and open book yet, shedding light on his late sister s struggle with mental health, his mother s addiction, and his own experiences with the legalization of gay marriage, but it still finds plenty of room for laughs Seija Rankin, Entertainment WeeklyDavid Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.If you ve ever laughed your way through David Sedaris s cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you re getting with Calypso. You d be wrong When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most And life at the Sea Section, as he names the vacation home, is exactly as idyllic as he imagined, except for one tiny, vexing realization it s impossible to take a vacation from yourself.With Calypso, Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality Make no mistake these stories are very, very funny it s a book that can make you laugh til you snort, the way only family can Sedaris s powers of observation have never been sharper, and his ability to shock readers into laughter unparalleled But much of the comedy here is born out of that vertiginous moment when your own body betrays you and you realize that the story of your life is made up of past than future.This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk and love a good tumor joke Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris s darkest and warmest book yet and it just might be his very best. Calypso

  • 1.4
  • 800
  • Format Kindle
  • 0316392383
  • Calypso

  • David Sedaris
  • Anglais
  • 10 September 2017

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