David Sedaris to read in Seattle

  • Monday, November 4, 2013 2:20pm
  • Life

Humorist and author David Sedaris will read from and discuss his latest book,”Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls,” and entertain with his witty and incisive repartee at 8 p.m. Monday at Benaroya Hall.

Sedaris is a regular writer for The New Yorker magazine and a commentator on Public Radio International’s “This American Life.”

His other books include “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.”

Sedaris will sign copies of “Let’s Explore Diabetes With Owls,” which lists at $27, following his presentation. Books will for sale at the event.

Tickets are $43 and $52 and available through the Benaroya Hall box office by calling 206-215-4747 or online at www.benaroyahall.org.

Benaroya Hall is at 200 University St., Seattle.

Herald staff

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