Dress Your Family In Corduroy And Denim [Book Of The Week]

David Sedaris - one of America's sharpest and funniest writers - reads from his essays on his childhood and family, revealing the absurdity lurking beneath the ordinary surface of life.


01Us And Them20050103

A Halloween visit from the neighbours brings out the worst in the Sedaris children.

02The Ship Shape20050104

The Sedaris family take a holiday and nearly acquire a second home.

03Consider The Stars20050105

The adolescent Sedaris confronts the power of the popular crowd and the agony of embarrassment a parent can bring.

04Nuit Of The Living Dead20050106

Unexpected late-night visitors interrupt a scene of brutal cruelty on the front porch.

05 LASTRepeat After Me20050107

Parrots can talk, but unfortunately they have no idea what they're actually saying; writers know all too well, and their families learn to be wary.