“Nothing is more interesting than time,” writes Ann Patchett in her new book, “the days that are endless, the days that get away.”
Time during the pandemic has somehow flattened. At the beginning, it lost its punctuation — going to work, traveling for a trip, gatherings with family. Even now, it feels both endless and forgettable.
But Patchett believes that, because this is the moment we have, this is the moment we should embrace. In her latest collection of essays, “These Precious Days,” she illuminates this truth through the lens of friendship, death, grief, choices and presence.
Host Kerri Miller had a warm and wide-ranging conversation with Patchett about her book and what she’s learned during the pandemic.
Ann Patchett is the author of “These Precious Days.”
Use the audio player above to listen to the author interview.
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