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  • Sonja Somerville

    Sarah Vowell - author of "The Wordy Shipmates" and other awesome books; also a contributing editor for public radio's "This American Life." To say that I've met her is to say she signed my book at a Public Library Association Conference, so we're not really close or anything. However, I do keep on my desk her final words to the room full of librarians - "So, go forth and peddle your books and your smut." It makes me laugh.

  • Anne Levine

    Sarah Vowell has written several books on American history and culture, and was a contributing editor for the radio program This American Li...

  • Myra Mower

    10 of the Funniest American Essayists of Our Time (Pictured: Sarah Vowell)

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