David Sedaris

David Sedaris' new book of essays is Me Talk Pretty Some Day.

Q. How did your reading go last night?

A. One woman asked me to sign her book while she was talking on her cell phone. I felt as if I was inconveniencing her.

Q. Which was more difficult: telling your father your book has a chapter about a giant turd or telling him you are gay?

A. I don't think my father read the book. But he'll listen to it on tape.

Q. Your sister Amy Sedaris stars in the TV show Strangers with Candy. How much do you...

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