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Bel Canto

Lessons Learned in Ann Patchett's This Is The Story of a Happy Marriage

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Books
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Ann Patchett most definitely has something to say, in her fully realized and beautiful voice. I recently interviewed Patchett about her new book.

Lucas Kavner

Major Literary Prize Loses Its Main Sponsor | Lucas Kavner | Posted 05.22.2012 | Home

One of the longest running cultural partnerships in the U.K. broke up for good Tuesday, threatening a major suporter of female novelists worldwide if ...

Chicago's Lyric Opera To Premiere 'Bel Canto'

AP | CARYN ROUSSEAU | Posted 04.29.2012 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Best-selling author Ann Patchett's "Bel Canto," the story of terrorists taking hostages at a South American embassy, will find a home ...

This Summer's Perfect State of Wonder

Nancy Doyle Palmer | Posted 09.26.2011 | Books
Nancy Doyle Palmer

Something I've always wondered -- is a book good because of the story it tells or how it's told? Then I remember the best books are a perfect combination of both -- which is the case with State of Wonder by Ann Patchett.