Episode 8

Sarah Vowell

March 22, 2012

Sarah Vowell is a humorist and historian. She’s the author of “Assassination Vacation,” “The Partly Cloudy Patriot” and a longtime contributor to “This American Life.” Sarah joins Kevin in studio to talk about humor as device, and how her radio background informs her writing style.


Listen to Sarah Vowell
“My favorite part is second draft on, because I really love editing and rewriting and cutting things out and refining. That's when I'm absolutely happiest.”