About the Author
Ann Hood is the editor of Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting and the bestselling author of The Book That Matters Most, The Knitting Circle, The Red Thread, Comfort: a Journey Through Grief, and An Italian Wife, among other works. She is the recipient of two Pushcart Prizes, a Best American Spiritual Writing Award, a Best American Food Writing Award, a Best American Travel Writing Award, and the Paul Bowles Prize for Short Fiction. She lives in Providence, Rhode Island. Visit Ann Hood's website.
Books by Ann Hood
- The Book That Matters Most: A Novel
An enthralling novel about love, loss, secrets, friendship, and the healing power of literature.
- Comfort: A Journey Through Grief
“Rarely do memoirs of grief combine anguish, love, and fury with such elegance.” —Entertainment Weekly
- An Italian Wife
From the best-selling author of The Obituary Writer, the stirring multigenerational story of an Italian-American family.
- The Knitting Circle: A Novel
“An intelligent, moving read” (Pages) and “a testament to women’s friendship and to Ann Hood’s talent” (Hilma Wolitzer).
- Knitting Pearls: Writers Writing About Knitting
“Engaging...tangled stories of family relationships, expectations and traditions...compelling, regardless of the reader’s experience with the craft.”—Portland Press Herald
- Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting
“In this lovely anthology, Sue Grafton, Barbara Kingsolver, and other authors go public with their passion for knitting.”—People Magazine, four stars
- Morningstar: Growing Up With Books
A memoir about the magic and inspiration of books from a beloved and best-selling author.
- The Obituary Writer: A Novel
A sophisticated and suspenseful novel about the poignant lives of two women living in different eras.
- An Ornithologist's Guide to Life: Stories
"A collection of short stories that makes it possible to be proud to be human."—Carolyn See, Washington Post
- The Red Thread: A Novel
The new bestseller from the author of The Knitting Circle: “Is there anyone who can write about the connections between ordinary people as well as Ann Hood does?”—Jodi Picoult
- Somewhere Off the Coast of Maine: A Novel
"Brilliant....[The Vietnam era] is vividly captured by Ann Hood."—New York Times Book Review