THESE PRECIOUS DAYS demonstrates why Ann Patchett is one of the most celebrated writers of our time. This warm and wonderful collection of beautiful essays covers subjects as varied as Ann's friendship with Tom Hanks's brilliant assistant, Sooki, to youthful memories in Paris and even the unexpected influence of Charles Shultz's Snoopy. Every entry is filled with wit and grace.
THIS COPY (shown below) was signed on the title page by Ann Patchett at the store. It is a new, unread first edition, opened only for signing. Published in November, 2021 by Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers.
ANN PATCHETT (pictured below from our Wall of Fame) is one of the store's best friends and super heroes. She has won the PEN/Faulkner Award and the Orange Prize, as well as a bushel of other important honors. Besides coming here to sign all her books, we appreciate that she is the face and voice of booksellers around the world. Thank you Ann Patchett for all you do and thank you for signing our books.