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David Sedaris :: Lebanon Opera House

d.sedarisJoin us at the Lebanon Opera House for an evening with one of America’s preeminent humor writers, featuring new stories, audience Q&A, and book signing.

With his sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s most insightful humorists. He is a master of satire and a highly observant chronicler of the human condition.

David Sedaris is the author of the books, Calypso, Theft by Finding, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Holidays on Ice, Naked, and Barrel Fever. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker and BBC Radio 4. He lives in England.

Tickets are available through the Lebanon Opera House website.                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

We’ll be bringing books for purchase and signing but if you want to be sure we have available copies of a particular title, you might consider ordering ahead. We’re happy to bring them along to the event. If you can’t make it to the Lebanon Opera House that night, we would be happy to get them signed for you!

Event date: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 7:30pm
Event address: 
Lebanon Opera House
51 N Park Street
Lebanon, NH
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Calypso Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316392426
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)
Published: Back Bay Books - June 4th, 2019

David Sedaris returns with his most deeply personal and darkly hilarious book.

If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong.


Me Talk Pretty One Day Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316776967
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - June 5th, 2001

A recent transplant to Paris, humorist David Sedaris, bestselling author of "Naked", presents a collection of his strongest work yet, including the title story about his hilarious attempt to learn French. A number one national bestseller now in paperback.


Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316154703
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 3rd, 2014

"Sedaris is a remarkably skilled storyteller and savvy essayist....And based, on this latest collection, he's getting only better." ---Los Angeles Times

A guy walks into a bar car and...


Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316154734
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Published: Back Bay Books - May 29th, 2018

One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot


Naked Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316777735
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 1st, 1998

Welcome to the hilarious, strange, elegiac, outrageous world of David Sedaris. In Naked, Sedaris turns the mania for memoir on its ear, mining the exceedingly rich terrain of his life, his family, and his unique worldview-a sensibility at once take-no-prisoners sharp and deeply charitable.


When You Are Engulfed in Flames Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316154680
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Published: Back Bay Books - June 2nd, 2009

"David Sedaris's ability to transform the mortification of everyday life into wildly entertaining art," (The Christian Science Monitor) is elevated to wilder and more entertaining heights than ever in this remarkable new book. 


Holidays on Ice Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316078917
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call or email to confirm availability)
Published: Back Bay Books - October 20th, 2010

David Sedaris's beloved holiday collection is new again with six more pieces, including a never before published story.


Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316010795
Availability: Usually Available in 1-5 Days
Published: Back Bay Books - May 31st, 2005

David Sedaris plays in the snow with his sisters. He goes on vacation with his family. He gets a job selling drinks. He attends his brother's wedding. He mops his sister's floor. He gives directions to a lost traveler. He eats a hamburger. He has his blood sugar tested. It all sounds so normal, doesn't it?