David Sedaris, author of “Me Talk Pretty One Day,” “Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim,” and “Calypso” and regular National Public Radio contributor, will be at the Criterion Theatre in Bar Harbor on Thursday, August 1, at 7:30 p.m.

Sedaris, “one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today,” will offer readings and recollections, as well as a Q&A session and book signing.

Tickets for “An Evening with David Sedaris” go on sale to the public Friday, April 19, at www.criteriontheatre.org.