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Durham County Library Presents An Evening with Sarah Vowell, American Historian

Program: An Evening with Sarah Vowell, American Historian
Date: Monday, October 9
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham, NC 27701
Cost: Free and open to the public

Durham, NC – Durham County Library presents An Evening with Sarah Vowell, American Historian on Monday, October 9 at 7 p.m. at the Carolina Theatre, 309 W. Morgan St., Durham, NC 27701. This event is free and open to the public. No tickets are needed for this event; first come, first served.

Please join us for our very special Durham Reads Together 2017 headliner event! Sarah Vowell is the New York Times’ bestselling author of six nonfiction books on American history and culture. In addition to her noteworthy influences on the literary world, Ms. Vowell is also known for her editorial contributions to public radio and her voiceover work as superhero Violet Parr in the Pixar Animation Studios film, The Incredibles. Further, Ms. Vowell has served as a columnist for several major publications, including, Time, and San Francisco Weekly, and her essays have appeared in the New York Times. Ms. Vowell’s work incorporates exhaustive research and is interspersed throughout with witty observations and wonderful dry humor.

Ms. Vowell’s highly anticipated presentation will be in interview format with humorist, cartoonist, and artisanal pencil sharpener, David Rees. In addition to his many talents, Mr. Rees is also known for his recent National Geographic Channel show, Going Deep with David Rees. There will be a book signing following the presentation.

This event is made possible by the generous support of the Durham Library Foundation. For more information, call 919-560-0268 or visit

Durham County Library encourages Discovery, connects the Community and leads in Literacy. As a department of Durham County Government, the library furthers Goal 1 of the county’s Strategic Plan by enhancing cultural, educational and creative opportunities. For more information about the library, visit

Contact: Stephanie Bonestell
919-560-0151 or

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