Sarah Hepola

Aug 3, 2021

Sarah Hepola on Drinking in a "Dry" Texas County

New Books Network 2021

Welcome to Cover Story, a podcast by New Books Network devoted to long form journalism. Today, we are talking to Texas-based writer Sarah Hepola. Hepola is most known from her brave writing about drinking and the 2015 bestselling memoir Blackout: Remembering the Things I Drank to Forget.

She's appeared on NPR’s Fresh Air and published in The New York Times, The Guardian, Bloomberg Businessweek, Salon and Texas Monthly, where she is a writer-at-large. Today we are talking about her recent story “In Mobile City Everybody Knows Your Name” from August 2021 Texas Monthly. A very fresh piece.

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Agata Popeda is a Polish-American journalist. Interested in everything, with a particular weakness for literature and foreign relations.

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