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Ann Patchett presents Commonwealth
St. Joseph's College
Brooklyn, NY
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Tuesday, September 13, 7:30 PM
Book Launch: Ann Patchett presents Commonwealth
In conversation with J. Courtney Sullivan
Tickets $30.00 (includes event admission and a book)

Greenlight is thrilled to welcome bestselling author and beloved independent bookseller Ann Patchett back to Brooklyn for the launch of her keenly anticipated seventh novel, Commonwealth.  In this absorbing story about two families, broken apart and brought together by divorce and marriage over the course of lifetimes, Patchett brilliantly captures the mistakes and messiness of contemporary life that define us all, in an ambitious and emotionally honest book about the power of family and the unbreakable ties that bind us together.  Patchett  author of Bel Canto, State of Wonder, Truth & Beauty, and most recently, This is the Story of a Happy Marriage, as well as the proprietor of Nashvilles Parnassus Books  talks about her work with Brooklyn author J. Courtney Sullivan, author of the New York Times bestselling novels Commencement, Maine and The Engagements.  Book signing to follow.

Each $30 ticket includes admission to the event, as well as a hardcover copy of Commonwealth; books are distributed at the event.

About Ann Patchett:
Ann Patchett is the author of six previous 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.

About J. Courtney Sullivan:
J. Courtney Sullivan is the author of the New York Times bestselling novels Commencement, Maine and The Engagements. Maine was named a Best Book of the Year by Time magazine, and a Washington Post Notable Book for 2011. The Engagements was one of People Magazines Top Ten Books of 2013 and an Irish Times Best Book of the Year. It is soon to be a major motion picture produced by Reese Witherspoon and distributed by Fox 2000, and it will be translated into 17 languages. Courtneys writing has also appeared in The New York Times Book Review, The Chicago Tribune, New York magazine, Elle, Glamour, Allure, Real Simple, and O: The Oprah Magazine, among many others. She is a co-editor, with Courtney Martin, of the essay anthology Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
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St. Joseph's College (View)
245 Clinton Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
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