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David Sedaris Collects His Stories in a New Book.

Playwright, NPR commentator, housecleaner and former elf to Santa, Davis Sedaris. He launched his radio commentator career with his "SantaLand Diaries," broadcast during NPR's "Morning Edition in 1992. His humor has been described as a "caustic mix of J. D. Salinger and John Waters." Along with his sister, Amy Sedaris, he wrote the play "Stitches," which was described as a "macabre and hilarious social satire." Now he's making his literary debut, with a new collection of stories and essays, "Barrel Fever," (Little, Brown and Company).


Other segments from the episode on June 2, 1994

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 2, 1994: Interview with Pete Davies; Interview with David Sedaris: Review of Benjamin Britten's album "Peter Grimes: Scenes ; the Rape of Lucretia : Abridged Version …


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