Jan 4, 2013 — At No. 9, Ann Patchett's State of Wonder takes readers to the depths of the Amazon.
Oct 12, 2012 — At No. 9, Ann Patchett's State of Wonder uncovers the fate of a team of researchers in the Amazon.
May 17, 2012 — State of Wonder, Ann Patchett's voyage to the Amazon, debuts at No. 4.
May 9, 2012 — It's a rich week for fiction, with new novels from Ann Patchett and Jennifer Weiner, and a debut by Chad Harbach that marries a literary sensibility with a love of baseball — plus Jorie Graham's new poetry collection. In nonfiction, Erik Larson is back with the story of an American ambassador in Germany in 1933.
Feb 9, 2012 — State Of Wonder, about a perilous expedition into the Amazon, appears on the list for the 35th week.
Dec 14, 2011 — 2011 was a terrific year for fiction — both from first-time novelists and much-decorated veterans. Maureen Corrigan's recommendations range from Karen Russell's dazzling debut, to David Foster Wallace's posthumously published novel, to what may be the Sept. 11 novel.
Dec 7, 2011 — These character-driven novels featuring fracturing families, intrepid scientists and one very plucky early American heroine will spark lively debate on everything from the unreliability of memory to scientific ethics.
Jul 14, 2011 — NPR coverage of State of Wonder by Ann Patchett. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Jun 25, 2011 — NPR's Lynn Neary taps three book critics — Laura Miller, Ron Charles and Rigoberto Gonzalez — to get their picks for the best summer reading.
Jun 14, 2011 — Ann Patchett's new novel lives up to its name; critic Maureen Corrigan's one-word review: "Wow." Patchett masterfully weaves her story through uncharted geographic and literary territory, all the while unraveling a story about the awful price of love and the terror of its inevitable loss.