Anne Tyler

Goodreads Author


Born
in Minneapolis, Minnesota, The United States
Website

Genre

Member Since
February 2012


Anne Tyler was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in 1941 and grew up in Raleigh, North Carolina. She graduated at nineteen from Duke University and went on to do graduate work in Russian studies at Columbia University. She has published 20 novels, her debut novel being If Morning Ever Comes in (1964). Her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons , was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in 1988. She is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. ...more

Average rating: 3.65 · 506,863 ratings · 45,527 reviews · 75 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Accidental Tourist

3.90 avg rating — 101,544 ratings — published 1985 — 107 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Spool of Blue Thread

3.43 avg rating — 87,494 ratings — published 2015 — 62 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Dinner at the Homesick Rest...

3.81 avg rating — 26,573 ratings — published 1982 — 92 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Vinegar Girl

3.39 avg rating — 32,846 ratings — published 2016 — 57 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Breathing Lessons

3.67 avg rating — 25,380 ratings — published 1988 — 94 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Clock Dance

3.58 avg rating — 34,067 ratings — published 2018 — 45 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Redhead by the Side of the ...

3.63 avg rating — 33,333 ratings — published 2020 — 41 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Digging to America

3.56 avg rating — 20,602 ratings — published 2006 — 57 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Saint Maybe

3.88 avg rating — 16,264 ratings — published 1991 — 54 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Back When We Were Grownups

3.53 avg rating — 18,335 ratings — published 2001 — 59 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Anne Tyler…

Related News

One of the many things we love about authors is that they tend to have some of the best reading recommendations. So, as we head into our...
164 likes · 102 comments
A grieving man grapples with visitations from his dead wife in The Beginner's Goodbye, a new book from the fiction master who wrote The Accidental...
65 likes · 18 comments
We asked Alice Bolin, author of Dead Girls: Essays on Surviving an American Obsession, and journalist-turned-crime novelist Laura...
100 likes · 50 comments
“I read so I can live more than one life in more than one place.”
Anne Tyler

“I'm beginning to think that maybe it's not just how much you love someone. Maybe what matters is who you are when you're with them.”
Anne Tyler, The Accidental Tourist

“It is very difficult to live among people you love and hold back from offering them advice.”
Anne Tyler

Polls

115547
Vote For One Book For April's BB Choice Book

 
  7 votes 41.2%

 
  3 votes 17.6%

 
  2 votes 11.8%

 
  2 votes 11.8%

 
  1 vote 5.9%

 
  1 vote 5.9%

 
  1 vote 5.9%

 
  0 votes 0.0%

17 total votes
More...

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The Book Challenge: Meghan's Other 2009 Challenges 11 235 Oct 31, 2009 04:58PM  
Pick-a-Shelf: 2009-11 - Asian - Post November Reviews Here 93 132 Dec 04, 2009 03:33PM  
Challenge: 50 Books: Lisa's 2009 Reads 106 583 Jan 01, 2010 12:07AM  



No comments have been added yet.