Best of AOT: David Sedaris Reads Crybaby from When You Are Engulfed in Flames

June 22, 2009 by  
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David SedarisWhile on book tour for When You Are Engulfed in Flames, David Sedaris read to a standing room-only crowd at the Tattered Cover book store in Lower Downtown Denver.

This story from the book, Crybaby, recounts Sedaris’s experience with a publicly mourning seatmate on a flight from New York City to Paris. Listen in as Sedaris electrifies the Tattered Cover crowd.

This podcast was originally recorded on June 22, 2008. Listen to the entire David Sedaris Podcast.

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  1. […] Speaking of speech therapy . . . The best story I have ever read about speech therapy has to be “Go Carolina” by David Sedaris in his collection of short stories, Me Talk Pretty One Day.  In it, he recalls his childhood visits to the school speech therapist to correct his lisp.  If you haven’t read this book or anything by David Sedaris, go to your local public library this weekend and borrow any of his books.  If you can’t wait to get to the library, listen to a snippet of Sedaris here. […]



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