David Sedaris, humorist, bestselling author and radio star, has announced his UK dates for 2022 – which includes a visit to York Barbican.
With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s pre-eminent humour writers. He is the master of satire and one of today’s most observant writers.
Calypso, his latest collection of essays, is a New York Times best-seller, and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year. The audiobook of Calypso has been nominated for a 2019 Grammy for the Best Spoken Word Album.
His one-man shows across the UK and USA regularly sell out and his York gig is sure to be a quick seller.
David plays York Barbican on Wednesday 27 July 2022.
Tickets go on sale on Wednesday (13 October) on the York Barbican website.
Beloved for his personal essays and short stories, David Sedaris is the author of Barrel Fever, Holidays on Ice, Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, and Theft By Finding: Diaries (1977-2002).
He is the author of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary, a collection of fables with illustrations by Ian Falconer.
Each of these books was an immediate bestseller. He was also the editor of Children Playing Before a Statue of Hercules: An Anthology of Outstanding Stories. His pieces regularly appear in The New Yorker and have twice been included in “The Best American Essays.”
There are over ten million copies of his books in print and they have been translated into 25 languages
He is also beloved by BBC Radio 4 listeners thanks to his show Meet David Sedaris.