Ann Patchett

Ann Patchett is the author of six novels and three books of non-fiction. She has been shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction three times; with The Magician's Assistant in 1998, winning the prize with Bel Canto in 2002, and was most recently shortlisted with State of Wonder in 2012. She is also the winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award and was named one of Time magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World in 2012. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages. She is the co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee, where she lives with her husband, Karl, and their dog Sparky.

Books by Ann Patchett

Commonwealth

Published: May 2017

'Dazzling - The combination of lightness, warmth and remarkable incisiveness creates a novel that is life-affirming and compulsively readable' Sunday Times

Commonwealth

Published: August 2016

A No. 1 New York Times bestseller, the powerful story of two families brought together by beauty and torn apart by tragedy, the new novel by the Orange Prize-winning author of Bel Canto and State of Wonder is her most astonishing yet

Commonwealth

Published: August 2016

A No. 1 New York Times bestseller, the powerful story of two families brought together by beauty and torn apart by tragedy, the new novel by the Orange Prize-winning author of Bel Canto and State of Wonder is her most astonishing yet

State of Wonder

Published: August 2016

The most ambitious and mesmeric book yet from the Orange prize-winning author of Bel Canto.

SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORANGE PRIZE FOR FICTION 2012

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

Published: September 2014

A compelling combination of literature and memoir revealing the big experiences and little moments that shaped Ann Patchett as a daughter, wife, and writer

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

Published: November 2013

A compelling combination of literature and memoir revealing the big experiences and little moments that shaped Ann Patchett as a daughter, wife, and writer

This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage

Published: November 2013

A compelling combination of literature and memoir revealing the big experiences and little moments that shaped Ann Patchett as a daughter, wife, and writer

State of Wonder

Published: July 2012

A dazzling tale of science and ritual, terror and love, State of Wonder is the most ambitious and mesmeric book yet from the Orange prize-winning author of Bel Canto.

State of Wonder

Published: July 2012

The most ambitious and mesmeric book yet from the Orange prize-winning author of Bel Canto.

State of Wonder

Published: July 2011

Heart of Darkness meets The Poisonwood Bible in the most ambitious and mesmeric book yet from the Orange prize-winning author of Bel Canto.

State of Wonder

Published: July 2011

Heart of Darkness meets The Poisonwood Bible in this dazzling tale of science and ritual, terror and love from the Orange prize-winning author of Bel Canto.

Run

Published: August 2008

Sometimes it takes a tragedy to make you stop running.

Run

Published: September 2007

From the bestselling author of Bel Canto.

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