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      Changing Hands presents David Sedaris: Calypso in Tempe

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      June 15, 2019

      Saturday   4:00 PM

      6428 South McClintock Drive
      Tempe, Arizona 85283

      Changing Hands presents David Sedaris: Calypso

      David Sedaris, bestselling author of Barrel Fever and Me Talk Pretty One Day, celebrates the paperback release of his personal and darkly hilarious book Calypso. EVENT DETAILS Seated Ticket: $19.45 + fees: Admission and seating for one (1) person and one (1) signed paperback copy of Calypso. Standing Ticket: $19.45 + fees: Admission for one (1) person (standing room only) and one (1) signed paperback copy of Calypso. Standing-Only Ticket:$19.45 + fees: Admission for one (1) person (signing line only) and one (1) signed paperback copy of CALYPSO.  Signing-only line begins forming at 8pm.   EVENT GUIDELINES CHECK-IN at the front information counter in Changing Hands Tempe beginning at 3pm. PICK UP YOUR BOOK at Changing Hands Tempe on event day beginning at 3pm. SEATING opens (for Seated Ticket holders only) at 3pm. STANDING ROOM (for Standing Ticket holders) opens after Seated Ticket holders have been seated. SIGNING-ONLY LINE (Signing-Only Ticket holders) begins forming at 8pm. EVENT GUIDELINES may be subject to changes. REFUNDS will not be issued within seven days of the event. If you miss the event, tickets are non-refundable. In order to receive your book you will need to contact us within 30 days of the event.  After 30 days, you will receive a trade credit to Changing Hands Bookstore for the cost of the book + tax. 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. When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, relaxing vacations spent playing board games and lounging in the sun with those he loves most. And life at the Sea Section, as he names the vacation home, is exactly as idyllic as he imagined, except for one tiny, vexing realization: it's impossible to take a vacation from yourself. With Calypso, Sedaris sets his formidable powers of observation toward middle age and mortality. Make no mistake: these stories are very, very funny--it's a book that can make you laugh 'til you snort, the way only family can. Sedaris's powers of observation have never been sharper, and his ability to shock readers into laughter unparalleled. But much of the comedy here is born out of that vertiginous moment when your own body betrays you and you realize that the story of your life is made up of more past than future. This is beach reading for people who detest beaches, required reading for those who loathe small talk and love a good tumor joke. Calypso is simultaneously Sedaris's darkest and warmest book yet--and it just might be his very best

      Categories: Comedy | Literary & Books | Nightlife & Singles

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