Ann Patchett is the famous author of many super successful novels. Now she brings us her latest: COMMONWEALTH. It’s about families. Broken and mended families. And we can all relate to this i…

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Commonwealth, Ann Patchett's wonderful new novel, opens with a random occurrence that will ultimately shatter two families. It's a Sunday in 1960s Los Angeles. Fix Keating, a cop, and his wife, Beverly, are hosting a christening party. A latecomer shows up: Bert Cousins from the D.A.'s office, a man Fix barely knows and distinctly hasn't invited. The charming interloper carries a bottle of gin as a makeshift gift, and Fix finds himself pumping Bert's hand, welcoming him.

Commonwealth

Commonwealth, Ann Patchett's wonderful new novel, opens with a random occurrence that will ultimately shatter two families.

Gold Coast 2018 has unveiled its sport pictograms ahead of the next edition of the Commonwealth Games in Australia ©Getty Images

Gold Coast 2018 has unveiled its sport pictograms ahead of the next edition of the Commonwealth Games in Australia ©Getty Images

Consider trying one of these top picks of 2016 for your book club this year! This list from BookBub features The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, Commonwealth by Ann Patchett, Swing Time by Zadie Smith, and many more.

The Biggest Book Club Reads of 2016

Looking for book club ideas for Check out this list of new books to read next.

Borobi the surfing koala has been revealed as the official mascot for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Borobi the surfing koala has been revealed as the official mascot for the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Clayton Elementary Art - want to do this with Winter Olympic project!

Clayton Elementary Art - no lesson plan, but inspiration for olympics art project. Maybe oil pastels?

Indoor air quality is one of the top five risks to public health according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In fact, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, estimates that occupants of new homes may be exposed to many times the maximum allowable limits of indoor air pollutants such as formaldehyde and benzene.

Top 10 Air Detoxifying Plants for Indoor Use

Indoor air quality is one of the top five risks to public health according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In fact, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, estimates that occupants of new homes may be exposed to man

2018 Commonwealth Games Logo - Gold Coast, Australia Designed by WiteKite

The unveiling of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games emblem at Broadwater Parklands today has set the course for an inspiring five year journey until the Opening Ceremony on 4 April 2018

The British Commonwealth And Victory In The Second World War (Studies In Military And Strategic History) PDF

The British Commonwealth And Victory In The Second World War (Studies In Military And Strategic History) PDF

Bangalore-based design agency, Idiom, has created the logo, pictograms and mascot for this year’s 19th Commonwealth Games which will take place in Delhi. The pictograms are, explains principal designer on the project Sonia Manchada, a blend of the pictograms designed by Otl Aicher for the 1972 Munich Olympic games – and Sanjhi, a form of Indian folk art. Sanjhi (example shown above) is a traditional form of artwork created by paper-cutting stencils which are (and have been for centuries)…

Indian folk art inspires Commonwealth Games pictograms

Bangalore-based design agency, Idiom, has created the logo, pictograms and mascot for this year’s Commonwealth Games which will take place in Delhi. The pictograms are, explains principal designer on.

January 28, 1918 - John McCrae Who Wrote In Flanders Fields Dies of Pneumonia Pictured - McCrae served as a medical officer in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He is buried at the Commonwealth...

January 28, 1918 - John McCrae Who Wrote In Flanders Fields Dies of Pneumonia Pictured - McCrae served as a medical officer in the Canadian Expeditionary Force. He is buried at the Commonwealth...

Word wall : the Commonwealth of Nations. 52 labels ready to print and get displayed when students have a project on the Commonwealth.

Word Wall - The Commonwealth of Nations

Word wall : the Commonwealth of Nations. 52 labels ready to print and get displayed when students have a project on the Commonwealth.

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