LATEST LISTEN | Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

Lets Explore Diabetes with OwlsI love finding new books to read, especially when they are recommended by friends or on a “must read” booklists. I stumbled upon PureWow’s latest article, “30 Days of WOW: Best New Book for…”, and knew there would be a book on there for me.

The article had a different activity for each book. One for a good cry, your book club, a long weekend, and….. #11 – To listen to in the car: Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris.

Because of my latest obsession with audiobooks, I was immediately intrigued. The book was short, only 6.5 hours, so I downloaded it and started to listen with an open mind.

I had seen the book on a few other “good reads” lists, so even though essay books weren’t my favorite, I thought it would exceed my expectations… sadly it did not.

I am not one to bash books, but I honestly was not a fan of this particular read. Besides the politically heated stories, fowl language, and sheer confusion of the way his stories jumped around so much… I just didn’t really see the point.

I finished listening to the book in about a week. I giggled a bit during the colonoscopy story (yes… sadly that was the highlight), but other than that, I was not upset when it ended.

Did anyone else read it? What were your thoughts? Maybe I’m just not meant for dark humored, essay style books…

One thought on “LATEST LISTEN | Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls by David Sedaris

  1. Alexis November 19, 2014 / 9:40 am

    This was on my list but now I may be removing it… lol

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