Me Talk Pretty One Day

O.K., remember the other day I said that this year I would be trying to post more and in doing so post about stuff that isn’t always about beer? Well, I said it, and now I said it again. Anyway, this is one of those posts, let me know if I bored your socks off.

Me Talk Pretty One Day

I finished Me Talk Pretty One Day by David Sedaris the other day. I was lent this book a few months ago by my good friend Richard. I then brought the book to read on my lunch breaks. Well, after way too many distractions, I finally finished it.

Oh yeah, one of my other goals for this year (hopefully not too difficult) is to read at least 12 books this year. I know to many of you that sounds more like 3 months or so of reading, but I have really fallen off the book reading bit recently, so here I go again.

Anyway, this book is basically autobiographical which is totally cool with me because this guys life is all over the place, but I wish I would have know that from the get-go instead of repeatedly thinking in the beginning, ‘geez, is this an autobiography or something?’ The book is pretty light and fluffy, with Mr. Sedaris basically just telling great stories from his past – kind of like you have a new buddy you started hanging out with / drinking with and these are all the crazy (and not so crazy) things he has done in his life before he met you, yet you know one day you’ll be part of his stories too. He’s a really good story teller, and each story is broken off as its own chapter. Some of the different chapters overlap, and that helps bring the book together as a whole. If your looking for something easy to read, that you can probably relate to on some level, and will make you laugh quite a few times, check this book out.

I’ve also been lent Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim by David Sedaris, so I’m sure you’ll be hearing about that sometime too.

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