Sarah Vowell, the best-selling author of six nonfiction books on American history and culture, delivers a talk at Hollins. Vowell was a contributing editor for Public Radio International's "This American Life" from 1996-2008 and is a frequent guest on "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" and "The Late Show with David Letterman." She was the voice of teen superhero Violet Parr in the Academy Award-winning animated film, "The Incredibles." Vowell has been a columnist for Salon.com, "Time," and "San Francisco Weekly," and writes occasional essays for the opinion page of the "New York Times." No tickets or reservations required.