Ann's Latest Picks

Here are Ann Patchett's most recent suggestions. Read more about them over at our blog, Musing, or listen to Ann talk about them on Instagram!

Unless: A Novel By Carol Shields Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060874407
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Published: Harper Perennial - January 3rd, 2006

The Stone Diaries: (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Carol Shields, Penelope Lively (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Carol Shields, Penelope Lively (Introduction by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143105503
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Published: Penguin Classics - September 30th, 2008

Brother, I'm Dying (Vintage Contemporaries) By Edwidge Danticat Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781400034307
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Published: Vintage - September 9th, 2008

So Long, See You Tomorrow (Vintage International) By William Maxwell Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780679767206
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Published: Vintage - January 3rd, 1996

A High Wind in Jamaica By Richard Hughes, Francine Prose (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Richard Hughes, Francine Prose (Introduction by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9780940322158
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Published: NYRB Classics - September 30th, 1999

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The Great Believers: A Novel By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780735223530
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Published: Penguin Books - June 4th, 2019

So Big: A Novel By Edna Ferber Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780061859984
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Published: Harper Perennial Modern Classics - April 23rd, 2019

Mrs. Caliban By Rachel Ingalls, Rivka Galchen (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Rachel Ingalls, Rivka Galchen (Introduction by)
$13.95
ISBN: 9780811226691
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Published: New Directions - November 28th, 2017

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A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801197
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House - March 30th, 2021

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All That Moves Us: A Pediatric Neurosurgeon, His Young Patients, and Their Stories of Grace and Resilience By Jay Wellons Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593243367
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Published: Random House - June 28th, 2022

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Horse: A Novel By Geraldine Brooks Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399562969
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Published: Viking - June 14th, 2022

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The Candy House: A Novel By Jennifer Egan Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781476716763
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Published: Scribner - April 5th, 2022

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Cress Watercress By Gregory Maguire, David Litchfield (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Gregory Maguire, David Litchfield (Illustrator)
$19.99
ISBN: 9781536211009
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Published: Candlewick - March 29th, 2022

The Pursuit of Love; Love in a Cold Climate: Introduction by Laura Thompson (Everyman's Library Contemporary Classics Series) By Nancy Mitford, Laura Thompson (Introduction by) Cover Image
By Nancy Mitford, Laura Thompson (Introduction by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593321270
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Published: Everyman's Library - March 22nd, 2022

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The Zen of Therapy: Uncovering a Hidden Kindness in Life By Mark Epstein, M.D. Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593296615
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Published: Penguin Press - January 11th, 2022

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The Sentence By Louise Erdrich Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9780062671127
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Published: Harper - November 9th, 2021

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The Whole Language: The Power of Extravagant Tenderness By Gregory Boyle Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982128326
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 19th, 2021

Scientist: E. O. Wilson: A Life in Nature By Richard Rhodes Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385545556
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Published: Doubleday - November 9th, 2021

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The Book of Delights: Essays By Ross Gay Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9781616207922
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Published: Algonquin Books - February 12th, 2019

The Sound of a Wild Snail Eating By Elisabeth Tova Bailey Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616206420
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 6th, 2016

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The Days of Afrekete: A Novel By Asali Solomon Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780374140052
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 19th, 2021

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Oh William!: A Novel By Elizabeth Strout Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780812989434
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Published: Random House - October 19th, 2021

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Five Tuesdays in Winter By Lily King Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802158765
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Published: Grove Press - November 9th, 2021

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Little Pieces of Hope: Happy-Making Things in a Difficult World By Todd Doughty, Josie Portillo (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Todd Doughty, Josie Portillo (Illustrator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780143136569
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Published: Penguin Life - October 12th, 2021

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Graceland, at Last: Notes on Hope and Heartache from the American South By Margaret Renkl Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781571311849
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Published: Milkweed Editions - September 14th, 2021

Because of Winn-Dixie Anniversary Edition By Kate DiCamillo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781536214345
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Published: Candlewick - December 1st, 2020

Both Ways Is the Only Way I Want It By Maile Meloy Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781594484650
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Published: Riverhead Books - July 6th, 2010

Jungle Night (comes with 2 free audio downloads, Yo-Yo Ma, cello) (Boynton on Board) By Sandra Boynton, Yo-Yo Ma (Editor) Cover Image
By Sandra Boynton, Yo-Yo Ma (Editor)
$7.95
ISBN: 9781523513604
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Published: Workman Publishing Company - March 23rd, 2021

The Go-Between By L.P. Hartley, Colm Toibin (Introduction by) Cover Image
By L.P. Hartley, Colm Toibin (Introduction by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780940322998
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Published: NYRB Classics - March 31st, 2002

Little: A Novel By Edward Carey Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780525534334
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 22nd, 2019

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Sorrow and Bliss: A Novel By Meg Mason Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780063049598
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Published: Harper Perennial - March 1st, 2022

Atonement: A Novel By Ian McEwan Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780385721790
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Published: Anchor - February 25th, 2003

Klara and the Sun: A novel (Vintage International) By Kazuo Ishiguro Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780593311295
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Published: Vintage - March 1st, 2022

Infinite Country: A Novel By Patricia Engel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982159474
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 5th, 2021

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My Year Abroad: A Novel By Chang-rae Lee Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594634581
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Published: Riverhead Books - February 1st, 2022

The All of It: A Novel By Jeannette Haien Cover Image
$13.99
ISBN: 9780062090096
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Published: Harper Perennial - June 7th, 2011

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The Story of More: How We Got to Climate Change and Where to Go from Here By Hope Jahren Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780525563389
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Published: Vintage - March 3rd, 2020

The Souvenir Museum: Stories By Elizabeth McCracken Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780062971258
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Published: Ecco - February 1st, 2022