Holidays on Ice

Holidays on Ice

David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story. Along with such favorites as the diaries of a Macy's elf and the annals of two very competitive families, are Sedaris's tales of tardy trick-or-treaters (Us and Them); the difficulties of explaining the Easter Bunny to the French (Jesus Shaves); what to do when you've been locked out in a snowstorm (Let It Snow); the puzzling Christmas traditions of other nations (Six to Eight Black Men); what Halloween at the medical examiner's looks like (The Monster Mash); and a barnyard secret Santa scheme gone awry (Cow and Turkey).

Title:Holidays on Ice
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780316191296
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    Holidays on Ice Reviews

  • Jason

    I feel weird reviewing this book right now because the honest truth is: I really genuinely did not like it. And yet I’ve been called out recently by a bunch of helpful strangers on Goodreads for not...

  • Annie

    To the tune of “Frosty the Snowman”Da-vid Se-darisWas a writer oh-so-drollWith a quirky style and take on lifeThat will put you on the floor.Da-vid Se-darisWrites the weirdest stuff you’ll seeAb...

  • whichwaydidshego

    After reading the first short story, I thought this was going to be a delightful book. "SantaLand Diaries," after all, had me rolling down the isle of the plane on which I was reading it... Okay, I wa...

  • Matthew

    2.5 to 3 stars - rounded up to 3 on the official rating to give Sedaris the benefit of the doubt. I did not enjoy this quite as much as previous Sedaris titles I have read. While it contained the cyni...

  • Kelly (and the Book Boar)

    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/If you follow my reading, you’re probably wondering what the hell could have happened to make me rate a Sedaris selection less than every...

  • Jason Koivu

    Holidays on Ice puts David Sedaris on ice. Why? Because, aside from one inclusion, this is a collection of short fiction, where as when Sedaris is riffing on real life in his autobio journal work, the...

  • JanB

    I didn't find this audiobook engaging or funny. I kept listening hoping it would get better (and it's short). Perhaps he's just not the author for me with the exception of last year's Calypso, a book...

  • Vanessa

    Just the kind of book to get me into the spirit of Christmas (no sarcasm intended)....

  • JSou

    I always get David Sedaris and Dave Eggers confused for some reason. Until now, I've never read anything by either of them, but I can't remember who it is that everyone seems to hate. Sedaris? Eggers?...

  • cassarooni

    In 2004 I was in a relationship where partner and I had very different ideas of what the holidays should look like. He's all about family and one-up-manship in the category of who brought the most uni...