David Sedaris recently moved from New York to Paris. Raised in North Carolina, he has worked as a housecleaner &, most famously, as a part-time elf for Macys. Several of his plays have been produced, & he is a regular contributor to Public Radio Internationals This American Life. His essays have been featured in The New Yorker, Harpers, & Esquire. He is the author of the books Barrel Fever, Naked, & Holidays on Ice.