TIME

A death in the family inspires two works of art

In Patchett’s new book, an avoidable tragedy changes the fates of two families

THE PARTY SCENE THAT OPENS Ann Patchett’s new novel unspools like a home movie. A lawyer from the L.A. district attorney’s office, Albert Cousins, crashes the christening celebration of baby Frances, second daughter of L.A. cop

Вы читаете отрывок, зарегистрируйтесь, чтобы читать полное издание.

Другое от: TIME

TIME8 мин. чтенияCrime & Violence
A Cry From The Heart
THERE ARE SOUNDS THAT HUMANS MAKE WITH INTENTION. Then there are the wordless sounds we make when our emotions take over—the sounds that, in their texture and tone, speak even more clearly. “Guilty,” Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill said, reading t
TIME1 мин. чтенияPolitics
News Ticker
Human Rights Watch published a report April 27 accusing Israeli officials of committing “crimes against humanity of apartheid and persecution,” on the basis of its treatment of Palestinians. Israeli officials have fiercely rejected the international
TIME5 мин. чтения
Alison Bechdel
THE FATE OF AN AUTHOR WHO GREW UP IN A funeral home may be that every book she writes becomes a contemplation of mortality. That certainly seems to be the case for Alison Bechdel, the cartoonist who shot to literary fame with the 2006 graphic memoir