Holidays on Ice collects six of David Sedaris's most profound Christmas stories into one slender volume perfect for use as a last-minute coaster or ice scraper. This drinking man's companion can be enjoyed by the warmth of a raging fire, the glow of ...
a brilliantly decorated tree, or even in the backseat of a van or police car. It should be read with your eyes, felt with your heart, and heard only when spoken to. It should, in short, behave much like a book. And, oh, what a book it is!
This is a combination of funny memoir type essays and a few bits of short fiction. The short fiction is almost entirely awful, but the essays - "Santaland Diaries" and "Six to Eight Black Men" in particular - are fantastic.
I first read this book in print about 8 years ago and fell in love with Sedaris' irreverent take on the Christmas holiday. Shortly after I discovered the audio version, narrated by Sedaris himself, and listening to it has become a holiday
..." tradition. The SantaLand Diaries are particularly good.Continua...Nascondi