It’s like a rodeo rider opening a butcher shop.
Posted on 21 February 2012
It’s a good day when one of my favorite authors is on The Colbert Report. On the Feb. 20 show, Ann Patchett discussed the importance of independent bookstores and why she opened Parnassus Books in Nashville. Obviously, the literary writers among us know the answer is all about the money: “I get the royalties plus what I make at the bookstore!” Patchett tells Colbert.
Or, okay, maybe the real reasons are a little different. You’ll have to watch to find out. As a bonus, you’ll also get to see Colbert compare Ann Patchett to Meg Ryan, hear Patchett’s recipe for the Unabomber, learn how to get a signed copy of State of Wonder and more: