Tuesday, August 18, 2020

David Sedaris, the Master

Like many people, I consider David Sedaris to be the master of the humorous essay. I've mentioned him several times over the year on this blog, with great admiration, and his Master Class has inspired me to look at my own essays - which I have been doing on this blog for almost fifteen years now - more seriously.

But he's also the master of Billie Holliday impressions as you can hear in his reading of one of his own pieces, broadcast on NPR's Fresh Air.