Ann Patchett

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Ann Patchett's This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Ann Patchett examines her deepest commitments—to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband. She creates a portrait of a life in This is the Story of a Happy Marriagethat begins with her childhood, covers disastrous early marriage, a later happy one, and examines her relationships with family and friends and the joy of writing.


Pick Three: Ann Patchett

Monday, November 18, 2013

Bestselling author Ann Patchett talks about her latest book and shares a playlist of three favorite songs.

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Guest Picks: Ann Patchett

Friday, November 08, 2013

Find out what writer (and bookstore owner) Ann Patchett has been reading lately!


Ann Patchett's Story of a Happy Marriage

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Ann Patchett examines her deepest commitments—to writing, family, friends, dogs, books, and her husband.


Ann Patchett's New Novel, State of Wonder

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Ann Patchett talks about her new novel, State of Wonder, set deep in the Amazon jungle. It tells the story of Dr. Marina Singh, a research scientist who is sent to Brazil to track down her former mentor, Dr. Annick Swenson, who seems to have disappeared in the Amazon while working on a possibly very valuable new drug.


Ann Patchett’s New Novel

Thursday, September 27, 2007

In Run, Ann Patchett explores what it takes to be a family. The novel centers on the family of a former mayor of Boston and what happens when one of his sons is nearly killed in a traffic accident.

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We’re All Just Star Dust

Thursday, September 27, 2007

A robotic spacecraft has been in Saturn’s orbit for three years, studying the planet and its moons. On today’s Underreported, two members of the mission explain how their discoveries provide insight into our own origins on Earth. Then, why up to 1 million people still speak the universal language Esperanto. ...