Ann Patchett
Ann Patchett is an American author of literary fiction novels. Although born in Los Angeles, she grew up and still lives in Nashville, Tennessee. After she graduated from a private Catholic high school, Ann attended Sarah Lawrence College where she took writing classes alongside Allan Gurganus, Russell Banks, and Grace Paley. She then went to the Iowa Writers’ Workshop at the University of Iowa and the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, Massachusetts. Patchett worked for the magazine Seventeen for nine years, where she mostly wrote non-fiction, although a low percentage of her articles were actually used in the magazine. She is the daughter of novelist Jeanne Ray.

Ann Patchett became a published author in 1992 with her novel The Patron Saint of Liars. Below is a list of Ann Patchett’s books in order of when they were first published:

Publication Order of Standalone Novels


The Patron Saint of Liars(1992) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Taft(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Magician's Assistant(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Bel Canto(2001) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Run(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
What Now?(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
State of Wonder(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Commonwealth(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies


The Best American Short Stories 2006(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books


Truth and Beauty: A Friendship(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Getaway Car(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Bookshop Strikes Back(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
This is the Story of a Happy Marriage(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

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Ann Patchett Synopsis: Run is a standalone novel by celebrated author Ann Patchett. Ever since their mother died, Tip and Teddy have been raised by their dad – a loving and ambitious, though possessive man. He is a former mayor of Boston, and Bernard Doyle wants to see his sons follow in their father’s footsteps. They do not share his dreams. But when an argument during a bad snowstorm happens to causes an accident that involves a stranger and her child, all Bernard cares about is his children’s safety.

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