Staff Picks

Assassination Vacation by Sarah Vowell

September 14, 2012

For fans of: David Sedaris, David Rakoff, and This American Life.

Sarah Vowell exposes the glorious conundrums of American history and culture with wit, probity, and an irreverent sense of humor. With Assassination Vacation, she takes us on a road trip like no other -- a journey to the pit stops of American political murder and through the myriad ways they have been used for fun and profit, for political and cultural advantage.