Sunday, March 21, 2010

If All of Rochester Read the Same Book. . ." celebrates Ann Patchett and her award winning novel Bel Canto.

"If All of Rochester Read the Same Book. . ." sponsored by Writers & Books, Rochester, NY.

Writers & Books is Rochester’s nationally renowned non-profit literary center located at 740 University Avenue, in the heart of Rochester’s Neighborhood of the Arts. In 2001, Writers & Books initiated the “If All of Rochester Read the Same Book...” program.

The goal of “If All of Rochester Read the Same Book…” is to encourage people to connect to others in our community through reading and discussion, and through the shared experience of literature. Each year Writers & Books selects one book for our community to explore together, leading to an extended residency by the author.

This year's selected author is Ann Patchett, showcasing her award winning novel, Bel Canto.

St. John Fisher's Art Minor Program joins Writers & Books in sponsoring Ann Patchett's visit to the Rochester.

Ann Patchett will be reading at St. John Fisher College on March 25, 2010, at 7:30 p.m. in Basil 135. It's free and open to the public. Book signing will follow the reading. If you have any questions, please call 385-8412.

For a full listing of the "If All of Rochester Read the Same Book. . ." please check the calendar located on the Writers & Books Web site.

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