Essay review: ‘Memory Laps’ by David Sedaris

Story Title: 'Memory Laps' by David Sedaris. Source: Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls (Abacus) Date Read: 06 January 2014 Afterthoughts: At age 50 Sedaris decided not to pursue an interest in opera - something which he says that an older person can … [Read more...]

Essay review: ‘Think Differenter’ by David Sedaris

Story Title: 'Think Differenter' by David Sedaris. Source: Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls (Abacus) Date Read: 04 January 2014 Afterthoughts: Rather a short essay this one, in which Sedaris still manages to cover a fair amount of ground. He … [Read more...]

Essay review: ‘Attaboy’ by David Sedaris

Story Title: 'Attaboy' by David Sedaris. Source: Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls (Abacus) Date Read: 03 January 2014 Afterthoughts: In this essay Sedaris bemoans the lack of discipline shown by today's parents, while reflecting on his own … [Read more...]

Essay review: ‘Dentists Without Borders’ by David Sedaris

Story Title: 'Dentists Without Borders' by David Sedaris. Source: Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls (Abacus) Date Read: 02 January 2014 Afterthoughts: In this opener to his latest collection, David Sedaris invites the reader into the privacy of … [Read more...]

Forethoughts: Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

My first experience reading David Sedaris came about six years ago when I picked up Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim. It was second-hand copy, and I remember when I bought it in a charity shop in Perth (Scotland). It’s the one that has a cover … [Read more...]

‘Now We Are Five’ by David Sedaris

Story Title: 'Now We Are Five' by David Sedaris. Source: New Yorker website Date Read: 29th October 2013 Afterthoughts: There I was midway through David Sedaris' latest essay collection, Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls (Abacus Publishing) and … [Read more...]