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David Sedaris Gets Squirrelly

I love David Sedaris. I first heard of him on NPR. I love NPR, too. Here's when I went to see/hear Ira Glass . . .

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The rumors are true. David Sedaris and I are BFF.

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David doesn't know this, but I think it could be true. Someday. Sometime. Somewhere.

After all, we've met before . . . 

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So when I heard he had a new book out, I had to get it. 

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It's David's first illustrated book for adults. And get this, the illustrator is Ian Falconer!

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I love Ian Falconer, and even have his OLIVIA postage stamps . . .

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So get this, if you bought the book at Vroman's in Pasadena, you could see/hear David for ZERO DOLLARS!

Vroman's is so cool. It's where I've had my book launch parties . . .

   
(That's Dan Santat signing with Moi. He illustrated my Bobby Ellis-Chan books, and he saw David Sedaris, too.)

The first people to buy SQUIRREL SEEKS CHIPMUNK were the first to get tickets. Still, you had to arrive early to get a good seat . . .

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No photos were allowed . . . 

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So here's an oil painting of not David prior to his appearance . . .

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David spoke for an hour. He was delightful and funny and clever and witty and wise, and had me laughing so hard that I snorted. Snort. See, I'm doing it again.

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CLICK HERE to see David talking with Jon Stewart about SQUIRREL.

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