What David Sedaris Read, or Listened to, in 2009
Over at The New Yorker, bestselling author David Sedaris posted some of the books he’s read over the past year. Confessing that he is both lazy and not lazy, he revealed a love for audiobooks which allow him A) to not have to read a book for himself and to B) be able to do household chores while listening.
So what did David Sedaris read and listen to in 2009?
* His favourite audiobooks based on the perfect book/actor-reader blend:
- The Easter Parade by Richard Yates and read by Kristoffer Tabori.
- Selected Stories by Dorothy Parker and read by Elaine Stritch.
- Lolita by Vladmir Nabokov and read by Jeremy Irons.
- All the Harry Potter books by J.K. Rowling and read by Stephen Fry.
* His favourite short-story collections:
- Irish Girl by Tim Johnston
- Too Much Happiness by Alice Munro
- Do Not Deny Me by Jean Thompson
- Everything Ravaged Everything Burned by Wells Tower