One of her six favorite books from her reading over the last year, as told to The Daily Beast:
Fun HomeRead about the other books on the list.
by Alison Bechdel
I met Alison in a car going to the airport after a writers' conference and she kindly sent me her graphic memoir about growing up in a funeral home with her gay father, who later committed suicide. It doesn't sound like a page-turner but if you open it up, you won't put it down.
See: Ann Patchett's most important books.