Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls

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Little, Brown, Apr 23, 2013 - Humor - 288 pages
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A guy walks into a bar car and...

From here the story could take many turns. When this guy is David Sedaris, the possibilities are endless, but the result is always the same: he will both delight you with twists of humor and intelligence and leave you deeply moved.

Sedaris remembers his father's dinnertime attire (shirtsleeves and underpants), his first colonoscopy (remarkably pleasant), and the time he considered buying the skeleton of a murdered Pygmy.

With Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, David Sedaris shows once again why his work has been called "hilarious, elegant, and surprisingly moving" (Washington Post).
 

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User Review  - KamGeb - LibraryThing

I still can't figure out why it's called Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls. Some of the essays are interesting, but some are just too over the top. Not a book I would recommend. Read full review

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User Review  - LeslieHurd - LibraryThing

Frankly I debated between 2 and 3 stars on this one, but I've come to the realization that Sedaris will always get this reaction from me. The stories I find funny make me laugh until I cry, but others ... Read full review

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David Sedaris is the author of the books Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Holidays on Ice, Naked, and Barrel Fever. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and Public Radio International's This American Life. He lives in England.

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