David Sedaris diaries A visual compendium

David Sedaris

Book - 2017

"In this richly illustrated book, readers will for the first time experience the diaries David Sedaris has kept for nearly 40 years in the elaborate, three-dimensional, collaged style of the originals. A celebration of the unexpected in the everyday, the beautiful and the grotesque, this visual compendium offers unique insight into the author's view of the world and stands as a striking and collectible volume in itself. Compiled and edited by Sedaris's longtime friend Jeffrey Jen...kins, and including interactive components, postcards, and never-before-seen photos and artwork, this is a necessary addition to any Sedaris collection, and will enthrall the author's fans for many years to come."--Amazon.com.

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Genres
Illustrated works
Diaries
Published
New York : Little, Brown and Company 2017.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Item Description
Includes index.
Includes facsimile items and memorabilia ; pocket on the back inside cover holds loose cards.
Physical Description
249 pages : mostly color illustrations ; 26 cm
ISBN
9780316431712
0316431710
Main Author
David Sedaris (-)
Other Authors
Jeffrey Jenkins, 1958- (designer)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"In this richly illustrated book, readers will for the first time experience the diaries David Sedaris has kept for nearly 40 years in the elaborate, three-dimensional, collaged style of the originals. A celebration of the unexpected in the everyday, thebeautiful and the grotesque, this visual compendium offers unique insight into the author's view of the world and stands as a striking and collectible volume in itself. Compiled and edited by Sedaris's longtime friend Jeffrey Jenkins, and including interactive components, postcards, and never-before-seen photos and artwork, this is a necessary addition to any Sedaris collection, and will enthrall the author's fans for many years to come."--Amazon.com.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Presents extracts from the diaries of the American humorist that emphasize its distinctive collage-like format that features photographs, paintings, advertisements, and other visual materials.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

A vibrant compendium of artwork and images culled from decades of personal journals shares insight into his celebrations of the unexpected in the everyday and is complemented by an array of interactive components and postcards. 50,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

A remarkable illustrated volume of artwork and images selected from the diaries David Sedaris has been creating for four decadesIn this richly illustrated book, readers will for the first time experience the diaries David Sedaris has kept for nearly 40 years in the elaborate, three-dimensional, collaged style of the originals. A celebration of the unexpected in the everyday, the beautiful and the grotesque, this visual compendium offers unique insight into the author's view of the world and stands as a striking and collectible volume in itself.Compiled and edited by Sedaris's longtime friend Jeffrey Jenkins, and including interactive components, postcards, and never-before-seen photos and artwork, this is a necessary addition to any Sedaris collection, and will enthrall the author's fans for many years to come.