An Evening with David Sedaris

Octavia Books is proud to again serve as official bookseller when David Sedaris comes to New Orleans, April 12, 2019, for an evening of all new readings at the Orpheum Theatre.

David Sedaris is the critically acclaimed bestselling author of titles such as Calypso, Theft by Finding, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Holidays on Ice, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls, Naked, and When You Are Engulfed in Flames.

Octavia Books will have all of these titles available at the event for a book signing following his performance.
 
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Event date: 

Friday, April 12, 2019 - 8:00pm

Event address: 

Orpheum Theater 129 Roosevelt Way, New Orleans, LA 70112
Calypso Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780316392389
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - May 29th, 2018

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.


Theft by Finding: Diaries (1977-2002) Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316154734
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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


David Sedaris Diaries: A Visual Compendium Cover Image
$50.00
ISBN: 9780316431712
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Little, Brown and Company - October 10th, 2017

A remarkable illustrated volume of artwork and images selected from the diaries David Sedaris has been creating for four decades


Me Talk Pretty One Day Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316776967
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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...


Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary Cover Image
By David Sedaris, Ian Falconer (Illustrator)
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316038409
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - October 4th, 2011

Featuring David Sedaris's unique blend of hilarity and heart, this new illustrated collection of animal-themed tales is an utter delight. Though the characters may not be human, the situations in these stories bear an uncanny resemblance to the insanity of everyday life.


When You Are Engulfed in Flames Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316154680
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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. 


Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316010795
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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?


Naked Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780316777735
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - June 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.


Holidays on Ice Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780316078917
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
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.


Barrel Fever: Stories and Essays Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780316779425
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Back Bay Books - June 1995

In David Sedaris's world, no one is safe and no cow is sacred.


Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules Cover Image
By David Sedaris (Editor), David Sedaris (Introduction by)
$17.00
ISBN: 9780743273947
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster - April 4th, 2005

A must-have for the fans of the #1 bestselling author of Me Talk Pretty One Day, David Sedaris, a collection of his favorite short fiction from Flannery O'Connor to Tobias Wolff.

David Sedaris is an exceptional reader. Alone in his apartment, he reads stories aloud to the point he has them memorized. Sometimes he fantasizes that he wrote them.


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