Ann Patchett is the author of six novels and three books of nonfiction. She has won many prizes, including Britain’s Orange Prize, the PEN/Faulkner Prize, and the Book Sense Book of the Year. Her work has been translated into more than thirty languages. She lives in Nashville, Tennessee, where she is the co-owner of Parnassus Books.
I am still scratching my head at this one. STATE OF WONDER was an okay read, but not half as good as COMMONWEALTH. I had a hard time getting into this book. I think it might be the lead protagonist, or it might be because of the setting. The fantastical elements were hard [...]