by Sedaris, David | Non-fiction; Biography/Memoir
Published 01/06/2023 by Little, Brown Book Group (Abacus)
Paperback | 272 pages

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The mighty American humourist follows up Calypso with another hilarious and wryly perceptive collection of personal essays to entertain and enlighten.

In Happy-Go-Lucky, David Sedaris once again captures what is most unexpected, hilarious, and poignant about recent upheavals, personal and public, and expresses in precise language both the misanthropy and desire for connection that drive us all.

If we must live in interesting times, there is no one better to chronicle them than the incomparable David Sedaris.

It’s hard to think of a better living practitioner of hilarious honesty than David Sedaris – The Times

In this latest collection of anecdotes, the American humorist David Sedaris riffs on Covid, death and family . . . No longer elfin, Sedaris has matured into a devilish imp who scourges human folly and filth – Peter Conrad, Observer

Sedaris’ signature wit has always thrived on the macabre, so perhaps it should come as no surprise that Happy-Go-Lucky is some of his darkest – and most astute – writing yet… No topic is out of bounds for Sedaris’ acerbic humor and sharp observations – Time