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Hip, irreverent, and with a voice that NPR fans of This American Life instantly perk up to, Sarah Vowell makes fans laugh out loud with her wry, comic observations on everything from politics to pop culture in books like Assassination Vacation. In our interview, she talks about how her family helped inspire her. "They made history seem not like some remote bookish thing, but like something that actually happened to us," she explains.