An Evening with David Sedaris

We are so excited to partner with Barnstable High School in hosting the one and only David Sedaris in July!! Calypso comes out in paperback in June, and you can pre-order it from us now or buy it at the event to be signed by Mr. Sedaris. Click here for tickets!

Join best-selling author and NPR contributor, David Sedaris for an evening featuring all-new stories, an audience Q&A, and a book signing. With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, Mr. Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today. David Sedaris returns to the road following the release of his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious collection, Calypso. Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. Make no mistake: these stories are very, very funny-it’s a book that can make you laugh ’til you snort, the way only family can. Sedaris’s powers of observation have never been sharper, and his ability to shock readers into laughter unparalleled. But much of the comedy here is born out of that vertiginous moment when your own body betrays you and you realize that the story of your life is made up of more past than future. If you love David Sedaris’s cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you’re getting into at his live readings. You’d be wrong. To see him read his own work on stage allows his autobiographical narrative to reveal a uniquely personal narrative that will keep you laughing throughout the evening. Don’t miss this event! 
All ticket sales are final. No request for cancellations, exchanges, changes or refunds shall be honored.

 

Event date: 

Monday, July 29, 2019 - 7:30pm

Event address: 

Barnstable High School
744 West Main Street
Hyannis, MA 02601
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