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David Sedaris: Live at Carnegie Hall

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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." 1 CD.
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Published October 1st 2003 by Little, Brown & Company
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My favorite was "Six to Eight Black Men," an essay on Holland's Christmas customs.
So funny.
Sedaris is great to listen to.
Shallowreader VaVeros
I laughed so hard that I nearly had an accident and had to pull over in the car.
Jim Flanagan
This audiobook contains a lot of stories that are featured in other Sedaris books, but it does have a few selections that are unique to this recording. Plus, it has "6 to 8 Black Men," which is one of his funniest stories, so it is definitely worth listening to this recording, even if you have already heard everything else he has recorded.
Very funny stories. I listened to this and I think hearing the author helped the experience.
Brad Mauney
Great read (listen). Sedaris is a great storyteller and this won't disappoint!
First Sedaris book in awhile I've enjoyed. I was starting to fear that I'd changed, or he had changed. Luckily, these stories have shown me that Sedaris and I continue to have a good reader and author relationship.

The stories were not overly vulgar, nor did he skirt around issues. They were funny, each one making me smile. Nothing more than that. Except some great political comentary.
finished 10/2/13

Several of Sedaris's stories read live by David to an audience at Carnegie Hall. I had heard a few of these stories (likely from this performance) on other of his audiobooks, but it was just the right kind of pick-me-up I needed after finishing the emotionally heavy book I had just finished. Good for several laughs!
Sedaris makes me feel good about being a human being, and he inspires me to be more humane, more loving, more open, more creative. more. more. morre. This was funny and poignant and aching and hopeful and heart breaking and life giving.
Rebecca Buerkett
Listening to this live recording, especially the question and answer section at the end, allowed me to live vicariously through anyone who has seen him live (bucket list item for me). Wonderful, includes 6 to 8 Black Men.
This will make you pee your pants laughing! David Sedaris is one of the most enjoyable humorists I can think of! Hearing him read aloud at Carnegie Hall is a total treat.
Listened to this on audio--the way this man sees life is truly mind-boggling. Like a great stand-up comedy routine!
Haven't read a book by Sedaris that doesn't at some point make me laugh out loud.
Derek Lubangakene
SIX TO EIGHT BLACK MEN is no doubt, the funniest story I've ever heard.
Hysterical, fabulous. Thanks to Debra W. for recommending this to me.
some of the stories were repeats from other books. but still very funny!
Chris Grano
AWESOME...funniest stories...especially six to eight black men...
Please do not listen hile driving. You may drive off the road.
was laughing in the car all the way to madison!!
An hour of entertainment.
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David Sedaris is a Grammy Award-nominated American humorist and radio contributor.

Sedaris came to prominence in 1992 when National Public Radio broadcast his essay "SantaLand Diaries." He published his first collection of essays and short stories, Barrel Fever, in 1994. Each of his four subsequent essay collections, Naked (1997), Holidays on Ice (1997), Me Talk Pretty One Day (2000), Dress Your Fa
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