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Sunday, December 20, 2009
Me Talk Pretty One Day
This one I had heard about when it was first published. It was one that was on the front page of Amazon for about a year and even spent some time on my wishlist. I did like it but I don't think it was an experience I would call memorable or revelatory. Maybe you shouldn't read three Sedaris books in a row. Reading 50 Sedaris essays in a row was like eating egg rolls as a meal. It tasted good but I'm not so sure that I've been filled up. I imagine that when someone writes short stories or essays they expect them to be taken in small bites.