David Sedaris is an American author. He frequently contributes to radio, as well as magazines, such as "The New Yorker" and "GQ." He is known as for his humor and the often autobiographical content of his writings. Much of his humor is self-deprecating.
Sedaris achieved prominence in radio with the essay, "The SantaLand Diaries," from the book Barrel Fever. His latest work is 2010's Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary.