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An Evening with David Sedaris

An Evening with David Sedaris
Saturday, April 27, at 8:00 PM in the Duncan-Williams Performance Hall at GPAC.
This is a unique opportunity to see best-selling humorist David Sedaris in the intimate setting of the Duncan-Williams Performance Hall.
David Sedaris is one of America’s preeminent humor writers. He is a master of satire and one of today’s most observant writers. Beloved for his personal essays and short stories, Sedaris is the author of the New York Times Best Sellers Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, and Calypso. His book The Best of Me collects 42 previously published stories and essays. Sedaris also wrote Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary, a collection of fables with illustrations by Ian Falconer. He is the editor of Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules: An Anthology of Outstanding Stories.
His pieces regularly appear in The New Yorker and have twice been included in The Best American Essays. The two volumes of his diaries, Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977- 2002) and A Carnival of Snackery: Diaries (2003-2020), were New York Times Best Sellers. An art book of Sedaris’s diary covers, David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium, was edited by Jeffrey Jenkins. His most recent book, Happy-Go-Lucky, debuted at number one on the New York Times Best Seller list. The audio version of Happy-Go-Lucky, written and narrated by Sedaris, won the 2023 Audie Award. His next book, a short graphic novel for children titled Pretty Ugly, will feature illustrations by Ian Falconer and will be published by TOON Books in Spring 2024.

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Apr 27 2024


8:00 pm - 9:00 pm



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Germantown Performing Arts Center
1801 Exeter Rd. Germantown, TN 38138


Germantown Performing Arts Center, The Grove at GPAC
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