Santaland Diaries collects six of David Sedaris's most profound Christmas stories into one slender volume perfect for use as a last-minute coaster or ice-scraper.
This drinking man's companion can be enjoyed by the warmth of a raging fire, the glow of a brilliantly decorated tree, or even in the back seat of a police car.
It should be read with your eyes, felt with your heart, and heard only when spoken to.
It should, in short, behave much like a book. And oh, what a book it is!