TWO: PHOTOGRAPHS BY MELISSA ANN PINNEY Introduction and Edited by Ann Patchett
A visual and literary exploration of the unique dynamic of two, this stunning collection of ninety images by award-winning photographer Melissa Ann Pinney is a provocative, nuanced visual investigation of the relationship between two beings, whether they are relatives, friends, teammates, lovers, or strangers. With an introduction by bestselling novelist Ann Patchett, this beautiful volume contains exclusive literary contributions from ten of our finest contemporary writers on some aspect of two. Together, Pinney's powerful work and these extraordinary prose pieces present the multifaceted connection between beings that is at once wholly unique, yet universally understood. With contributions by Billy Collins, Barbara Kingsolver, Edwidge Danticat, Elizabeth McCracken, Elizabeth Gilbert, Maile Meloy, Allan Gurganus, Susan Orlean, Jane Hamilton, and Richard Russo.