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Welcome to the schedule for BBF 2016! Please note that with the exception of the following sessions (Life without Envy, The Art of Perspective, Writing with Risk, Sound Advice, and Lore), absolutely every session at the BBF is free, and no tickets or preregistration are required. Thanks, and enjoy your day!
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Ann Hood

Ann Hood is a bestselling author of nonfiction, novels, and short stories including The Knitting Circle, Comfort: A Journey Through Grief, The Red Thread, and An Italian Wife. She served as editor for the collection Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting, and her writing has appeared in publications including the New York Times, Paris Review, O: The Oprah Winfrey Magazine, Bon Appetit, Tin House, Atlantic Monthly, and Real Simple. She is the winner of two Pushcart Prizes, two Best American Food Writing Awards, a Boston Public Library Literary Light Award, a Best American Spiritual Writing Award, a Best American Travel Writing Award, and a Paul Bowles Prize for Short Fiction. Kirkus says “readers of all stripes will enjoy” her most recent novel, The Book That Matters Most, a story of friendship, love, secrets, and the healing power of literature.

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More About The Book That Matters Most

Interview with Parade on book clubs

Hood’s Twitter

Hood’s Blog