Ann Patchett

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Ann Patchett finds her readers

Ann Patchett forever endeared herself to Bostonians with her 2007 novel, Run, a lyrical take on the Kennedys and crisp New England winters.  
Up the Amazon
By EUGENIA WILLIAMSON  |  June 03, 2011

Common ground

Like the American naturalists of the last century, Ann Patchett examines race and class in her new novel, Run .
Ann Patchett’s Boston allegory
By DANA KLETTER  |  September 18, 2007

War, peace, and Robert Pinsky

Every few years, a fall publishing season emerges that should remind us that Boston could be the literary epicenter of America.
The season's fiction, non-fiction, and poetry
By JOHN FREEMAN  |  September 12, 2007

The pornography of pharmacology

“We’re so disconnected from our past selves,” says Kennedy. “Like what would the eight year-old you think of you now? That’s something that’s unsettling to me. I’d love to go back to be able to talk to the eight year-old.” Memories of you: Pagan Kenned
Pagan Kennedy on drugs, memory, and the lure of nostalgia
By NINA MACLAUGHLIN  |  June 27, 2006