His latest audio recording of new stories (recorded live) is “David Sedaris: Live for Your Listening Pleasure” (November 2009). His new book of essays entitled Calypso was published in May 2018, and a second volume of his diaries is expected for summer 2020. He’s smart, he’s caustic, he’s mordant, and, somehow, he’s .
You can follow David on Facebook at visit his official website at ain’t the preeminent humorist of his generation by accident”—Whitney Pastorek, Entertainment Weekly“Sedaris has hit upon the narrative equivalent of Pepsi, or the Play Station, or oxygen, or the haircut: something that others in the world might actually want and find useful.
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In one of the earlier stories Sedaris and partner Hugh Hamrick buy a beach house on Emerald Isle off the coast of North Carolina, the United States.
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They do so almost on a whim, and it speaks to Sedaris’s quirky humour that he names the house “Sea Section”.
In between performances, out on the West Coast, Sedaris stopped by our Vancouver studio to bring one of his essays to life.
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Last year, David Sedaris, the pre-eminent American humourist who regularly sells out concert halls on both sides of the Atlantic, released a collection of diaries that, among other things, recalled his wayward youth spent hitchhiking, taking crystal meth and writing — in his own words — reams of “complete bullshit”.
For fans accustomed to waspish anecdotes about rude First Class airline passengers, Death, wealth and middle age are once again his central preoccupations in these 21 typically arch essays.