A Virtual Evening with Ann Patchett in conversation with Scott Simon

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Tuesday, November 23, 2021 - 6:30pm
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Join us for the HarperCollins Crowdast book launch for Ann Patchett's "These Precious Days" in conversation with Scott Simon.

The beloved New York Times bestselling author reflects on home, family, friendships and writing in this deeply personal collection of essays.  


Northshire Bookstore is delighted to partner with HarperCollins and a slew of other independent bookstores to present a virtual evening with Ann Patchett in conversation with NPR's Scott Simon.

The beloved New York Times bestselling author reflects on home, family, friendships and writing in her deeply personal new collection of essays.

“Any story that starts will also end.” As a writer, Ann Patchett knows what the outcome of her fiction will be. Life, however, often takes turns we do not see coming. Patchett ponders this truth in these wise essays that afford a fresh and intimate look into her mind and heart.

ANN PATCHETT is the author of eight novels, four works of nonfiction, and two children's books. She has been the recipient of numerous awards, including the PEN/Faulkner, the Women's Prize in the U.K., and the Book Sense Book of the Year. Her most recent novel, The Dutch House, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages. TIME magazine named her one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she is the co-owner of Parnassus Books.

Scott Simon is one of America's most admired writers and broadcasters. He is the host of Weekend Edition Saturday and is one of the hosts of NPR's morning news podcast Up First. He has reported from all fifty states, five continents, and ten wars, from El Salvador to Sarajevo to Afghanistan and Iraq. His books have chronicled character and characters, in war and peace, sports and art, tragedy and comedy.

Tickets for this event include a copy of These Precious Days, which will be published on November 23rd. Your book will be shipped to you or available for in-store pickup after the event. You can select your preferred delivery or pickup option at check-out.

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ISBN: 9780063092785
Availability: Available for Pre-Order Now
Published: Harper - November 23rd, 2021

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