Ann Patchett recently participated in a wonderful event with Writers Bloc and the Ebell of Los Angeles. Here are some of her recommended books.
ABSOLUTION Alice McDermott
HEAVEN AND EARTH GROCERY James McBride
COMFORT OF CROWS Margaret Renkl
THIS IS HAPPINESS by Niall Williams
THE ENGLISH UNDERSTAND WOOL Helen DeWitt
MONSTERS: A FAN’S DILEMMA Claire Dedeier