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The Writers' Block

Greatest Hits: David Sedaris


In the second episode of a two-part exclusive, David Sedaris reads "Author, Author?," a story that recently appeared in The New Yorker about the joys of book tours, giant boxes of condoms, and Costco. Please Note: This episode contains adult language and situations.(Running Time: 13:47)

After more than 7 years of weekly readings, The Writers' Block is evolving into something new! But, before we get to where we're going, let's take a look back at where we've been. The one and only David Sedaris reads "Author, Author?," a story about the joys of book tours, giant boxes of condoms, and Costco.

About the Author:

David Sedaris: David Sedaris is the author of bestsellers like Naked, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, and When You Are Engulfed in Flames. Much of Sedaris' humor is autobiographical and self-deprecating, and it often concerns his family life, his middle class upbringing in the suburbs of Raleigh, Greek heritage, various jobs, education, drug use, homosexuality, and his life in France with his partner, Hugh Hamrick.

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