Synopses & Reviews
Sedaris's sold out performance at Carnegie Hall from November 2002 is now available on CD. He is also the author of bestsellers Naked and Me Talk Pretty One Day. Recorded live on October 22, 2002 in New York City. 1 CD.
"This live recording...finds Sedaris performing seven hilarious new pieces....As uproarious as Sedaris is on the page, he's even funnier reading his wickedly jaundiced reflections. With brilliant deadpan timing, Sedaris is a charm." Publishers Weekly
"David Sedaris Live at Carnegie Hall is a rollicking comedic masterpiece...[T]his recording will deservedly take its rightful place among the best comedy albums of our time." AudiobooksTODAY.com
Bestselling humorist Sedaris likes to test out new material on twice-a-year reading tours to get the rhythm and phrasing perfected before he puts them down on the page. This live recording of his sold out October 22, 2002, reading at Manhattan's Carnegie Hall finds Sedaris performing debuting new stories, all captured in this audiobook. They include a parrot who mimics an ice maker, lovers quarrelling over a rubber hand, and a Santa Claus who moonlights from his job as bishop of Turkey.
About the Author
David Sedaris is the author of the books Barrel Fever, Naked, and Holidays on Ice and is a regular contributor to Public Radio International's This American Life.
Table of Contents
Thanks -- Repeat after me -- Why them? -- Who's the chef -- Excerpts from: Buddy can you spare a tie; Lesson three, the feminine mistake; Lesson four, With a pal like this, you don't need an enemy -- Six to eight black men -- Q & A -- End credits.