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Her books are fun to read, informative, entertaining and very, very funny.
If you're the kind of person who thinks details like missing WMD's makes the story of our time come alive, you'll really 'get' Assassination Vacation.
The book is about a kooky history buff that visits sites surrounding the Lincoln, Garfield and McKinley assassinations.
I have a friend who did go on a assignation vacation, because of this book. I recumbent it,Published 11 days ago by Daryl V. Ball
There are so many things to appreciate about Assassination Vacation: Sarah Vowell's exhaustive research, her awe of the still things and ability to draw meaning from them when the... Read morePublished 12 days ago by Molly O. Cline
This is a fascinating book. I've read a couple of other books by Sarah Vowell but this was by far the best. Read morePublished 26 days ago by Charles Hall
I loved the idea.
Her personality gets in the way though. It's full of political rants and pointless tangents. Read more
Fun facts, great storytelling and humor. Definitely trying another from her.Published 1 month ago by Colman Fams
A very entertaining read from the outset. To be honest, I love history and how it repeats itself. Read morePublished 1 month ago by titangirl
Along with A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson, this book rates as my top nonfiction read. The book is funny, informative, irreverent and, well, creepy. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Traveladdie
Sarah takes a serious subject and lightens it up to no end. I have rad some of her other books, and this one was the funnest. I love history, but I love funny history even more.Published 2 months ago by Abby S Hollander
This book was recommended to me years ago, but I'm glad that I finally picked it up. I'm fascinated with obscure Presidential history, and apparently Vowell shares that... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dennis