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Author David Sedaris Is
Making A Stop In Tempe

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Noted author David Sedaris, seen here at the Frankfurt Book Fair in 2018. Sedaris will speak Friday at Changing Hands Bookstore in Tempe about his new book Calypso. (Image courtesy of Harold Krichel/Wikimedia Commons and used under the terms of a Creative Commons license.)
Get Ready For Stylish Neurosis: The ‘Santaland’ Essayist And Worldwide, Best-Selling Author Will Speak On His New Book


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By Ryan Barrett
Modern Times Magazine

June 10, 2019 — Attention all pessimists and misanthropes: it’s time to make that annual trek outside of the house on Saturday, June 15 because author David Sedaris will be at the Tempe location of Changing Hands Bookstore to celebrate the paperback release of his latest book Calypso, bringing plenty of sardonic wit and personal anecdotes to share.

Sedaris is an acclaimed, enduring member of the contemporary literary scene, specializing in essays that blend dark humor with personal experience. The title story of his most recent publication is about his tumor, which he tries to feed to a turtle.

So yea, that’s the kind of bizarre, but ultimately still human, experience one gets from reading the unique story/essay combinations of David Sedaris.

He is also the author of similar collections titled Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, and Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, all of which became best sellers.  

Sedaris will speak at 4 p.m. at the bookstore, 6428 S. McClintock Drive in Tempe; the event will begin with a check-in at 3 p.m.

Then the author will read a selection from his book, followed by an audience Q&A and book signing. Tickets come with a signed copy of Calypso and a chance to meet briefly with Sedaris. Both seating and standing room is available, but tickets are going fast.

Detailed event info and tickets here.
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