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State of Wonder

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.

WATCH: Bestselling Author Ann Patchett: 'Bookstores Aren't Dead'

Posted 01.31.2013 | OWN

Some may say that the neighborhood bookstore is dead -- that books are dead -- but Ann Patchett, the award-winning author of "Bel Canto," has proven ...

Ann Patchett and the Horror of Hope

Dana Sachs | Posted 03.16.2013 | Books
Dana Sachs

I love those moments in literature when I read something that both goes against my deepest principles and, at the same time, strikes me as profoundly true.

15 Beach Reads Worth Your Time and Money

LearnVest | Posted 09.02.2012 | Women
LearnVest

All of these titles go great with sun and a splash of lemonade.

WATCH Ann Patchett: Can Online Shopping Make You The Unabomber?

Posted 02.21.2012 | Books

Last night, Ann Patchett appeared on "The Colbert Report" to defend physical bookstores everywhere. Colbert introduced her by praising the amount ...

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.

Bestselling Author Opens Independent Bookstore

AP | By CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 09.23.2011 | Books

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Ann Patchett lives in a different era. The best-selling author of "State of Wonder," "Bel Canto" and other novels doesn't tweet, ...

The Week's Hottest Reads: Who Is Number 1?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 08.31.2011 | Books

-- HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Smokin' Seventeen" by Janet Evanovich (Bantam)...

The Week's Hottest Reads: Who Is Number 1?

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 08.24.2011 | Books

-- HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Against All Enemies" by Tom Clancy and Peter Telep (Putnam Adult)...

Book Review Roundup: British Rock And An Amazonian Forest Adventure

Posted 08.06.2011 | Books

"Daughters of the Revolution" by Carolyn Cooke San Francisco Chronicle This is a dramatic social novel, a successful entwining of people that c...

10 Most Anticipated Summer Reads

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.24.2011 | Books

We are on the cusp of summer, and it’s time for a preview of the books and novels worth reading in the months to come. June marks the release of a s...