David Sedaris will present Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002

EVENT OVERVIEW:  David Sedaris will Present his New Collection Hardcover Theft by Finding: Diaries 1977-2002.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:  David Sedaris is the Bestselling Author of these Books: Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls: Essays, Etc., Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk, When You Are Engulfed in Flames, Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim, Me Talk Pretty One Day, Holidays on Ice, Naked, and Barrel Fever.  He is a regular Contributor to The New Yorker and Public Radio International's This American Life.  He lives in England.

ABOUT THE NEW BOOK:  For nearly 4 Decades, David Sedaris has faithfully kept a diary in which he records his thoughts and observations on the odd and funny events he witnesses.  Anyone who has attended a live David Sedaris Event knows that his diary readings are often among the most joyful parts of the evening.  But never before have they been available in print.  Now, in Theft by Finding, Sedaris brings us his favorite entries.  From deeply poignant to laugh-out-loud funny, these selections reveal with new intimacy a man longtime readers only think they know.  Tender, hilarious, illuminating, and endlessly captivating, Theft by Finding offers a rare look into the mind of one of our generation's greatest comic geniuses.

DATE & TIME:  Friday, June 16, 2017 at 7:00 PM

LOCATION:  Rainy Day Books in The Fairway Shops, 2706 W 53rd Street, Fairway, KS 66205

EVENT FORMAT:  David Sedaris will Present from his New Book Theft by Finding.  A Meet & Greet & Booksigning will follow the Presentation.  A Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket is Required for the Booksigning.  Tickets are sequentially Numbered in the order they are purchased.

David Sedaris Events are an epic experience.  Please take note of the following Event overview to insure your experience is a memorable one. 

  • From inside Rainy Day Books, David Sedaris will speak to the Audience with a Public Address System into the Parking Lot adjacent to the Bookstore (Rain or Shine).  The Parking Lot will be CLOSED to all Traffic and Parking will begin at 5:00 PM.  On-Street Parking is available throughout the surrounding Parking Lots and neighborhood Streets. 
  • The Presentation will begin at approximately 7:00 PM.
  • Immediately following the Presentation, the Meet & Greet and Booksigning will begin inside Rainy Day Books.  Ticketholders will be Admitted in groups of 25 People based on your Stamped Admission Ticket Sequential Numbers.  You must have a Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket to be admitted into the Bookstore during this Event.
  • Patrons are strongly encouraged to bring blankets, camping chairs, cushions, lanterns, refreshments, etc., make themselves comfortable.  Portable Toilets will be stationed in the Parking Lot for your convenience.  Hen House Market, Houlihan's Restaurant, and Russell Stover Candies are located in The Fairway Shops and will observe their normal operating Hours.
  • Photography and/or recording is strictly prohibited.  Please put away all Cell Phones and/or Cameras upon entering Rainy Day Books.
  • David Sedaris will Author Autograph Books purchased from Rainy Day Books, and he will remain until the last Customer's Books are Autographed.
  • David Sedaris is witty, engaging and delightful.  He enjoys meeting and greeting his fans, and he spends time with each person.  In 2013, our Event concluded at 2:45 AM.
  • David Sedaris highly recommends you read and will briefly discuss The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy.  This Book will be for Sale Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at Rainy Day Books and will be available for purchase at this Event.

ADMISSION PACKAGE PER PERSON:  $28.00 plus Kansas Sales Tax, Includes One Hardcover of Theft by Finding and One Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket. 

Admission Packages are available for purchase through the links below now.  You can also Order Admission Packages & Books In-Store at our Sales & Service Counter or Call Rainy Day Books at 913-384-3126 to place a Phone Order.

Please Note:  The Publication & Sale Date for Theft by Finding is Tuesday, June 06, 2017.  Your purchase will be processed and charged immediately.  Admission Tickets & Books may be picked up in advance beginning Tuesday, June 06, 2017.

DISCLAIMER:  All Author Event Sales are final and non-refundable.  Kansas Sales Tax is charged on all Orders, regardless of destination.  Unless otherwise indicated, Authors will only Autograph Books purchased from Rainy Day Books and accompanied by a Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket.  Additional Books are available for purchase at our Author Event.

Event date: 
Friday, June 16, 2017 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
Rainy Day Books in The Fairway Shops
2706 W 53rd Street
Fairway, KS 66205
$28.00
SKU: DavidSedaris2017ADMITONE

ADMITS ONE: Includes One Stamped Autographing Admission Ticket and One Hardcover of Theft by Finding.


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The Rules Do Not Apply: A Memoir Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812996937
Availability: In Stock as of this morning. Order Now!
Published: Random House - March 14th, 2017

DAVID SEDARIS RECOMMENDS YOU READ: The Rules Do Not Apply by Ariel Levy.

"Every deep feeling a human is capable of will be shaken loose by this profound book. Ariel Levy has taken grief and made art out of it."--David Sedaris 


AUTOGRAPHED BOOK ONLY: Author Autographed Hardcover copy of Theft by Finding by David Sedaris.


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