David Sedaris is a writer, humorist, and playwright who can be heard regularly on National Public Radio. His latest book is "Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls." In 1992, NPR invited Sedaris to read his essay "SantaLand Diaries" on air. He published his first collection of essays and short stories, "Barrel Fever," in 1994. His next five essay collections, "Naked," "Holidays on Ice," "Me Talk Pretty One Day," "Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim" and "When You Are Engulfed in Flames" are New York Times best sellers. In 2010, he released "Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary," a collection of morality tales. Sedaris was nominated for a Grammy for best comedy album, and received the 2001 Thurber Prize for American Humor. David Sedaris lives in France.