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As the year draws to a close, PBS NewsHour staff members suggest some of the books that made them slow down and enjoy reading this year.
By Jeffrey Brown
In 2018, notable new books often reflected and supplemented conversations around current trends, topics and events. Author Ann Patchett and Washington Post book critic Carlos Lozada join Jeffrey Brown to share their favorite books of the year.
What’s the secret to writing novels? Or baking a perfect cake? Or even being a good friend? Author Ann Patchett says it’s all about the ability to stay focused and stop multitasking. Patchett gives her humble opinion on stretching your…
By PBS NewsHour
Author Ann Patchett says "admitting that I’m incapable of multitasking was an important first step."…
By Ann Patchett
What were the best new books you read this year? Ann Patchett and Daniel Pink recently sat down with Jeffrey Brown to discuss their own picks for recommended reads of 2017.
By Larisa Epatko
Memoirs that make you think about judgment and injustice, a funny -- but unexpectedly dark -- novel, and a guide to a happy marriage. These are the books that authors Daniel Pink and Ann Patchett chose as their top picks…
If you shop at the East Nashville Farmers’ Market you can buy fruits and vegetables; but you can also meet a famous author with a stop by the traveling bookmobile. Ann Patchett is a co-owner of the Parnassus Books, founded…
What did our favorite authors read this year? Jeffrey Brown asks novelist Ann Patchett and business writer Daniel Pink for their top recommendations of 2014, including a young adult novel written in verse and a book about humanity’s place in…
Ann Patchett, author of “This is the Story of a Happy Marriage” and Daniel Pink, author of “To Sell is Human,” sat down with Jeffrey Brown in Washington’s Politics and Prose bookstore to talk about the factors that make a…
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