Author and humorist David Sedaris will be visiting nine states in two weeks, promoting his new book: Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: a Modest Bestiary. The book is a collection of animal-themed tales where the non-human characters find themselves in situations mirroring human life. The book is illustrated by Ian Falconer, author of the bestselling Olivia series of children’s books.
Amazon describes Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk as “Sedaris at his most observant, poignant, and surprising.”
Speaking engagement schedule for Dec 1-4, 2011
Thursday, December 1, 2011– Spokane, WA. 7 pm. Doors open at 6 pm.
Auntie’s Bookstore 402 W Main Spokane. Evening reading, event held in-store, limited space. This is a ticketed event followed by an autographing. Purchase a Sedaris book or audio and receive one ticket for admission to reading. Tickets entitle you to a reserved seat. If you are unable to attend the reading, the autographing line will be open at 10pm for the general public. (509) 838-0206
Friday, December 2, 2011– Tucson, AZ. 3:00 pm.
University of Arizona Bookstore. Afternoon reading, 3:00 pm, event held in-store, limited space. No further information available. Call: 1-800-937-8632
Saturday, December, 3 2011– Mequon, WI. Event begins at 7:00 pm
Next Chapter Bookshop 10976 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon.Evening reading, event held in-store, limited space. The Bookshop will be closed to the general public during this event. Store capacity for this event is 300 people, tickets are going fast!
In addition to signing copies of Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, David will also sign copies of his earlier books purchased for this event. If you would like to be sure a particular title is held for you, please order ahead of time so we can be sure to have it on hand. 262-241-6220
Sunday, December 4, 2011– Tulsa, OK. 4:00 pm
Barnes & Noble Woodland Plaza, 8620 E 71 Street, Tulsa.Line tickets will be handed out beginning at 10 am. Afternoon reading, event held in-store, limited space, 918-250-5034
Monday, December 5, 2011– Little Rock, AR. 5:00 pm
Wordsworth Books & Co. 5920 R Street, Little Rock. Evening reading. Event held in-store, limited space,. This is a ticketed event. You can receive a ticket if you purchase a Sedaris book at the store before the day of the event. Tickets must be picked up in advance of the event. 501-663-9198
Check back here at the Animal Books Examiner next week, for Sedaris’s December 6-9 appearances.
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