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Sydney Writers' Festival

Ann Patchett on Ordinary Joys

When

Thursday 23 May from 6pm to 7pm

Cost

Adult: From $45

“How other people live is pretty much all I think about,” writes Ann Patchett.

Since her breakthrough novel, Bel Canto, won the Women’s Prize for Fiction, Ann’s clever, compelling and expertly crafted portraits of other people’s lives have enamoured readers and critics alike.

The author of bookshelf staples like Commonwealth and The Dutch House returns with another bestseller, Tom Lake – a meditation on young love, marriage and the lives people lead before having children.

Hear stories from Ann and her writer penpal, Meg Mason (Sorrow and Bliss), on home, family and bookselling – with some Parnassus Books reading recommendations thrown in!

Supported by City of Sydney

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