Bethanne Patrick


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Look for Bethanne's monthly column, thoughts on news and culture, on the Virginia Quarterly Review blog the second Tuesday of each month.

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One More Page Books

Bethanne is thrilled to announce that she is partnering with One More Page Books, in Arlington, Virginia, to host author roundtables.

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The Book Maven’s Literary Advent Calendar 2014, Day Eleven

Hang on to your Christmas hats, readers–it’s going to be a wild ride as I catch up on nearly a week of Calendar posts! There will be more nonfiction (yesterday’s post on “Fictitious Dishes” was a nod to that fact), but today I’m returning to Read more »


The Biggest Danger to Anyone’s Writing
Virginia Quarterly Review — March 12, 2013
Reading Through
Huffington Post — December 17, 2012
In Praise of Holly Petraeus and Other Military Spouses
The Daily Beast — November 14, 2012


An Uncommon History of Common Courtesy

National Geographic Books (2011)

An Uncommon History of Common Things
{Coauthor John Thompson}

National Geographic Books (2009)


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