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Ann Patchett, Author of Bel Canto, Talks About Her Novel Run

Ann Patchett is the author of five novels, including Bel Canto and her latest, Run. She talks about family values, writing a political book, and the demanding life of book tours.

Ann Patchett, Author of Bel Canto, Talks About Her Novel Run

Alan Ray:   The Chicago Sun Times calls her a " virtuoso storyteller."  The Los Angeles Times has called her a "lavishly gifted writer."
 
She's written a piece for the Atlantic Monthly titled "My Life in Sales" that says, in part, the only thing worse than going on a book tour is... not going.

Her novels are Bel Canto and Run.   Her name is Ann Patchett and she joins us on These Days for another stop on the book tour.

Guest:

  • Ann Patchett is the author of five novels, including the acclaimed Bel Canto .  Her most recent novel is called Run and it's just come out in paperback. 
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