AUTHOR DAVID SEDARIS TO SPEAK AT MUHLENBERG COLLEGE


David Sedaris, author of bestsellers Barrel Fever, Naked, and, most recently, Me Talk Pretty One Day, will give a public reading and book signing at Muhlenberg College, Monday, October 22, 7 p.m., in the Egner Chapel. Tickets are $5, available through the Box Office at 484-664-3333.


Wed, 10 Oct 2001 14:45:00 EDT

David Sedaris, author of bestsellers Barrel Fever, Naked, and, most recently, Me Talk Pretty One Day, will give a public reading and book signing at Muhlenberg College, Monday, October 22, 7 p.m., in the Egner Chapel. Tickets are $5, available through the Box Office at 484-664-3333.

Sedaris, who is frequently heard on NPR's Morning Edition, is known for his sardonic humor and social critique. With his sister Amy Sedaris, he has written several plays, which have been produced at New York City's La Mama, Lincoln Center, and The Drama Department. A film version of Me Talk Pretty One Day is currently being made by director Wayne Wang. David Sedaris lives in Paris.

This public reading is sponsored by Writers at Muhlenberg as part of Living Writers, a semester-long series of public readings. The series will continue with essayist Scott Russell Sanders, Monday, November 5, 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall, Baker Center for the Arts. Novelist/short story writer Ha Jin, who won the National Book Award for his novel Waiting, will give the final reading of the series Monday, November 26, 7 p.m., in the Recital Hall.