Ann Patchett http://wkyufm.org en Novelist Ann Patchett Opens Parnassus Bookstore Because She Had To http://wkyufm.org/post/novelist-ann-patchett-opens-parnassus-bookstore-because-she-had <p>Nashville has always had a thriving arts and literature history. But last year two major bookstore chains unexpectedly closed, leaving "The Athens of the South" without one. Best-selling, award winning novelist Ann Patchett stepped in along with partner Karen Hayes to do something about it. Tue, 07 Aug 2012 15:49:29 +0000 Joe Corcoran 16941 at http://wkyufm.org Novelist Ann Patchett Opens Parnassus Bookstore Because She Had To