Sarah Vowell

‘Wordy Shipmates’ Fans — Meeting Cancelled

[Attn. Meeting cancelled.] Head down to ‘Books & Bourbon’ at New Harvest Coffee & Spirits, Monday at 6pm to discuss “The Wordy Shipmates” by Sarah Vowell. While this examination of the early Puritans and Separatists — including our own Roger Williams and Anne Hutchinson — was written for a popular audience, it is well researched …

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Sarah Vowell In Town

Sarah Vowell is speaking tonight at Brown University promoting the paperback edition of her book The Wordy Shipmates which I am reading right now and enjoying very much. She has an original take on the whole Puritan thang and where Roger Williams fits in (or doesn’t) with the early New Englanders. (Vowell has also written …

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Attention Netops

A little strange and oddly pleasant to check in with ‘The Daily Show’ and find Jon Stewart and his guest Sarah Vowell discussing Rhode Island and Roger Williams. (Go here for October 5th episode.) She is flogging the paperback edition of her recent book The Wordy Shipmates, and she is still a huge Roger Williams …

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