Community Read features Patchett novel

Author Ann Patchett
Author Ann Patchett

FALLBROOK – The Friends of the Fallbrook Library will be hosting an evening with author Ann Patchett on May 6, when she shares her latest bestselling novel “Commonwealth.” The novel debuted on the NY Times and LA Times best seller lists this past September, and has been selected as Fallbrook’s 2017 Community Read.

This is the 14th year that the Friends of the Fallbrook Library have selected a notable book to share with Fallbrook, providing the community with the opportunity to meet the author, ask questions and hear first-hand what is behind creating a best-selling novel.

"Commonwealth" is this year's Community Read for Fallbrook.
“Commonwealth” is this year’s Community Read for Fallbrook.

The program was established in an effort to bring individuals together through a shared reading experience and provide the Fallbrook community with access to incredible books and authors. Attendees will have a chance to meet the author while enjoying desserts and other light bites, and wine.

Additional details of the evening, which will be held at the Fallbrook Library, will be released in the next month, with tickets scheduled to go on sale by late February.

The Friends of Fallbrook Library also plan to host a number of related activities leading up to the author’s visit, including preparing study guides for book clubs, holding book discussions, and hosting literary dialogs about Ann Patchett’s other writings. Keep an eye on for ticket information and other details regarding the May event.

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