Weird and Violent
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David Sedaris is best known for his humorous commentary and short stories. He is an excellent writer and I think it's a direct result of his honesty and unusual outlook. In Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, he's drawing deep from his unusual outlook and the result is bizarre and violent.

Some of the early stories got me laughing. I guess I could admire the situational set-up, the brief but effective character development and the moral at the end. This formula faded as the book continued and the stories got stranger and more cruel. I was on board at the beginning but skimmed the last few, being too weirded out to make it all the way.

I hope his next book gets back to his life and every day observations.