List of the best David Sedaris books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that David Sedaris is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Although he's mostly known as a novelist, Sedaris got his start as an extremely popular essayist. If you're a huge fan of his work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of David Sedaris who want to know which novels they should start reading first.
With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out David Sedaris books if you're a big reader. Examples of items on this list include Me Talk Pretty One Day and Naked. David Sedaris books are hilarious, and often involve anecdotes about his eclectic family. What are David Sedaris's best novels? Are they among the funniest books of all time? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer those questions.
- 10521Me Talk Pretty One Day, published in 2000, is a bestselling collection of essays by American... more
- 5017Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim is a 2004 collection of 22 autobiographical essays by... more
- 3610Naked, published in 1997, is a collection of essays by American humorist David Sedaris. The... more
- 3729When You Are Engulfed in Flames is a collection of essays by bestselling American humorist... more
- 186Holidays on Ice is a 1997 collection of essays about Christmas, some new and some previously... more
Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977–2002) is an edited compilation of diary entries by David Sedaris published on May 30, 2017. Sedaris shares selected entries spanning from his days as a 20-year-old hitchhiking through Oregon to living in London just shy of his 46th birthday. It has been released in advance of David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium, which is scheduled to debut on October 10, 2017.
- 1511Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls is a collection of narrative essays by David Sedaris. The... more
- 118Barrel Fever and Other Stories is a 1994 collection of short stories and essays by David... more
- 86Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary is a collection of animal-themed humorous short... more
- 54Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules is a 2005 anthology of short stories edited by... more