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"The hardest novel to write was Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant." -- Anne Tyler
Anne Tyler (born October 25, 1941) is an American novelist.

Tyler, the eldest of four children, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Her father was a chemist and her mother a social worker. Her early childhood was spent in a succession of Quaker communities in the mountains of North Carolina and in Raleigh. She didn't attend a school until she was 11 and this unorthodox upbringing enabled her to view 'the normal world with a certain amount of distance and surprise'.

She graduated at age nineteen from Duke University, and completed graduate work in Russian studies at Columbia University in New York City. She worked as a librarian and bibliographer before moving to Maryland. In 1963, Tyler married Iranian psychiatrist and novelist Taghi Mohammad Modarressi, with whom she had two daughters, Tezh and Mitra. Modarressi died in 1997. Tyler resides in Baltimore, Maryland, where most of her novels are set.

Her eleventh novel, Breathing Lessons, received the Pulitzer Prize in 1989. The Accidental Tourist was awarded the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1985 and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in 1986 and was made into a 1988 movie starring William Hurt and Geena Davis. Tyler's ninth novel, Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, which she considers her best work, was a finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1983. She has edited three anthologies: The Best American Short Stories 1983, Best of the South, and Best of the South: The Best of the Second Decade. She is noteworthy among contemporary best selling novelists, for she does not grant face-to-face interviews and rarely does book tours, nor does she make many other public appearances, although she has made herself available through email interviews.

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Total Books: 497
French Braid A novel
2023 - French Braid a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780593466407
ISBN-10: 0593466403
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

French Braid
2023 - French Braid (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781529115475
ISBN-10: 1529115477
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Nos tendres cruauts
2022 - Nos Tendres Cruauts (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782752912671
ISBN-10: 2752912676
Genre: Literature & Fiction

French Braid A novel
2022 - French Braid a Novel (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780593551622
ISBN-10: 0593551621
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Redhead by the Side of the Road
2021 - Redhead By the Side of the Road (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780593080948
ISBN-10: 0593080947
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

Una sala plena de cors trencats
2021 - Una Sala Plena De Cors Trencats [Redhead by the Side of the Road - Catalan Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9788475888620
ISBN-10: 8475888623
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Un garcon sur le pas de la porte
2020 - Un Garcon Sur Le Pas De La Porte [Redhead by the Side of the Road - French Edition] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782752912213
ISBN-10: 2752912218
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Der Sinn des Ganzen
2020 - Der Sinn Des Ganzen [Redhead by the Side of the Road - German Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783036958200
ISBN-10: 3036958207
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Clock Dance
2019 - Clock Dance (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525563020
ISBN-10: 0525563024
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Clock Dance
2018 - Clock Dance (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525521228
ISBN-10: 0525521224
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

Clock Dance
2018 - Clock Dance [Audo CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780525633433
ISBN-10: 052563343X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Clock Dance A novel
2018 - Clock Dance a Novel (Paperback)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781984833648
ISBN-10: 1984833642
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Clock Dance
2018 - Clock Dance (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780525655527
ISBN-10: 0525655522
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

A Spool of Blue Thread A novel
2017 - A Spool of Blue Thread a Novel (Audio CD)Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781524754679
ISBN-10: 1524754676
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 2.5/5 Stars.

Breathing Lessons
2017 - Breathing Lessons (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780385691000
ISBN-10: 0385691009
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Corazon de vinagre
2017 - Corazon De VInagre [Vinegar Girl - Spanish Edition] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9788426403957
ISBN-10: 8426403956
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment

Vinegar Girl
2017 - Vinegar Girl [Hogarth Shakespeare] (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780345809155
ISBN-10: 0345809157
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Vinegar Girl A Novel
2017 - Vinegar Girl a Novel [Hogarth Shakespeare] (Paperback)Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780804141284
ISBN-10: 0804141282
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.

The Tin Can Tree
2016 - The Tin Can Tree (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781522688075
ISBN-10: 1522688072
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Clock Winder
2016 - The Clock Winder (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781522688105
ISBN-10: 1522688102
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Noah's Compass A Novel
2016 - Noah's Compass a Novel (Audio CD)
ISBN-13: 9780735209367
ISBN-10: 0735209367
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2016 - Die Storrische Braut [Vinegar Girl - German Edition] (Hardcover)
2012 - The Beginner's Goodbye [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
2012 - Beginner's Goodbye [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)
2011 - Leons De Conduite [La cosmopolite] (Paperback)
2008 - Propios Y Extranos/ Digging to America [Narrativa Punto de Lectura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2007 - Atembungen (Other)
2007 - Ejercicios Respiratorios/ Beathing Lessons [Narrativa Punto de Lectura] (Paperback)
2007 - El Turista Accidental / the Accidental Tourist [Narrativa Punto de Lectura - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2006 - El Matrimonio Amateur [The Amateur Marriage - Spanish Edition] (Paperback)
2004 - The Accidental Tourist 1800 Headwords [Oxford Bookworms Library] (Paperback)
2004 - The Amateur Marriage [Audio CD - Unabridged] (Audio CD)Audio CD
2001 - Earthly Possessions [OTTAKARS] (Paperback)
2000 - Searching for Caleb [Large Print] (Hardcover)
1998 - A Patchwork Planet [Audio Cassette - Abridged] (Audio Cassette)
1998 - A Patchwork Planet a Novel [Random House Large Print] (Paperback)
1997 - Slipping Down Life [New Longman Literature] (Paperback)
1997 - The Clockwinder [Thorndike Large Print General Series] (Paperback)
1996 - Clock Winder [1st Ballantine Books Trade ed] (Paperback)
1992 - Nur Nicht Stehenbleiben [German Edition] (Paperback)
1983 - The Best American Short Stories 1983 [Best American Short Stories] (Hardcover)
Scorpia [Romanian Edition] (Paperback)
Buscando a Caleb [Searching For Caleb] (Paperback)
Amarga Como O VInagre [Portuguese Edition] (Paperback)