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David Sedaris Writing Styles in Naked

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Naked is a collection of essays written by author, humorist and playwright David Sedaris. Sedaris had his first big break in 1992 on National Public Radio. Sedaris eventually became a regular writer on the station's show An American Life.

The author is known for being smart, sarcastic, and extremely funny. Naked is only one of many books written by Sedaris. While the essays are generally short, each is tightly written and offers a unique insight into the humorist's life. Many of the stories are greatly embellished or are perhaps outright lies. Regardless, Sedaris finds a way to make even the most bizarre situation somewhat believable, often leaving the reader grateful to have escaped a similar fate.

Many of Sedaris' stories and experiences revolve around homosexuality and the reactions of others in various situations.

In addition to writing essays, Sedaris has co-written a number of plays with his younger sister...

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