Author Ann Patchett to Discuss ‘The Dutch House’ in Maplewood Feb. 24

Ann Patchett

From [words] Bookstore:

Maplewood’s independent bookseller [words] Bookstore will be hosting acclaimed author Ann Patchett on Monday, February 24 at 7:30 PM. Ms. Patchett will be discussing and signing her latest book, The Dutch House, currently on the New York Times Hardcover Best Seller List.

Ann Patchett is the author of seven novels, including the best selling books Bel Canto and State of WonderThe Dutch House is her first novel since the number one New York Times bestseller Commomwealth. In addition to her novels, she has written three books of non-fiction and last year published her first children’s book, Lambslide.

A graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and the Iowa Writers Workshop, Patchett has been the recipient of numerous awards and prizes, including the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize for fiction. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages and her books have been named New York Times Notable Books in addition to achieving best seller status. She was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the World by Time Magazine in 2012.
Patchett is the co-owner of Parnassus Books in Nashville, Tennessee.

Tickets are required to attend the event which will be held at the Woodland Art Center in Maplewood. One ticket will entitle the holder to admission to the book talk and signing, together with a copy of the hardcover book.  Tickets can be purchased at All profits from the evening will be donated to BINC, the book industry charitable foundation dedicated to assisting booksellers in need.