#ann patchett

THE DUTCH HOUSE Book Club Questions: Your Meeting Guide

Have you chosen Ann Patchett's 2019 novel for your book club? Here are 10 The Dutch House book club questions to get your conversation going.

Ann Patchett Digs the Read Harder Challenge and We Are Tickled Pink

Check out author Ann Patchett's picks for this year's Read Harder Challenge!

The Ten Year Itch: Rereading Books After A Decade

[buyandread isbn=”0385340893″ linkshare=””] [buyandread isbn=”0061565318″ linkshare=””] I get really nervous about revisiting media I consumed as a child and as ...

Authors Writing Libretti

If it’s mid-winter, then we must be in the thick of opera season- am I right?  Now, I hear some of ...

Grading THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE Essay by Essay

In the intro to her collection of essays, Ann Patchett tells us that for much of her career, she considered ...

Reading Pathway: Ann Patchett

I was introduced to Ann Pachett, the lovely and enchanting authoress, through her best friend, the late Lucy Grealy. And it ...

All-Purpose Gift Book: THIS IS THE STORY OF A HAPPY MARRIAGE

This is a guest post by Mary Laura Philpott, who is a freelance writer with a book addiction. She is the ...

A Six Pack of Bookish COLBERT REPORT Interviews

Nation, I watch a whole lot of The Colbert Report, and though I adore Stephen’s brand of satire, I enjoy ...

You’ve Got The Write Stuff, Baby

Words like these require no introduction. “Tell messy truths. Make it beautiful. Make it count.” – Justin Torres “All that ...

If Heavy Metal Lyrics Were Book Blurbs

Bust out your devil’s horns and prepare to shred! Normally, there isn’t too much overlap between books and ball-busting, face-melting ...

Best Books Of 2012 So Far (According To Me)

Labor Day weekend is something of a turning point in the long haul of the year. We’ve traversed two-thirds of ...

They’re (Paper) Ba-ack: May 9, 2012

Tuesday is New Book Day. We celebrate each week by highlighting titles we’re excited to see freshly out in paperback. ...

The Short, Sweet Side of E-Reading

If you own an ereader, chances are you’ve blown your monthly (weekly?) book budget more than once on impulse ebook ...

Best Books of 2011: The Buffet

I once heard that there are only two real aphrodisiacs: variety and exercise. Variety to, you know, keep it exciting, ...

“Swiss Army” Recommendations, Part Deux

Book Riot’s illustrious co-founder/editor-in-chief Jeff posted back in mid-October about his “Swiss Army” Recommendations — books that will appeal to ...