Book List in Order: 29 titles

  • Daisy Coble had been a good mother, and so she was ashamed to find out from Donny’s teacher that he had been misbehaving. He was noisy, lazy, disruptive, and he was caught smoking. At night, she lay awake wondering where she had gone wrong, and how...


  • From the beloved and best-selling Anne Tyler, a sparkling new novel about misperception, second chances, and the sometimes elusive power of human connection. Micah Mortimer is a creature of habit. A self-employed tech expert, superintendent of his...


  • A charming new novel of self-discovery and second chances from the best-selling, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of A Spool of Blue Thread. Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life. In 1967, she is a schoolgirl coping with ...


  • The first thing I tell people is, I’m just an ordinary woman. I’m just like you. Susanna has an incredible gift: she can heal ailments with just the touch of her hand.  People travel from far and wide based on their faith in her abilities. But S...


  • Pulitzer Prize winner and American master Anne Tyler brings us an inspired, witty and irresistible contemporary take on one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies   Kate Battista feels stuck. How did she end up running house and home for her ecc...



  • “It was a beautiful, breezy, yellow-and-green afternoon...” This is how Abby Whitshank always begins the story of how she fell in love with Red that day in July 1959. The Whitshanks are one of those families that radiate togetherness: an indefina...


  • Anne Tyler gives us a wise, haunting, and deeply moving new novel in which she explores how a middle-aged man, ripped apart by the death of his wife, is gradually restored by her frequent appearances -- in their house, on the roadway, in the market. ...


  • From the incomparable Anne Tyler, a wise, gently humorous, and deeply compassionate novel about a schoolteacher, who has been forced to retire at sixty-one, coming to terms with the final phase of his life. Liam Pennywell, who set out to be a phil...






  • Friday August 15th, 1997 - The night the girls arrived, two tiny Korean babies are delivered to Baltimore to two families who have no more in common than this. First there are the Donaldsons, decent Brad and homespun, tenacious Bitsy (with her 'more ...



  • NEW TO ANCHOR CANADA: Painfully funny and heartachingly true, Anne Tyler draws our eyes to an ill-matched couple, and the slow, tragicomic disintegration of their marriage.When Pauline Barclay whirls into Michael Anton''s grocery store in 1941, he is...


  • She's one of America's finest contemporary novelists, winning many awards for her work--including a Pulitzer Prize. Anne Tyler is both literary and popular, one of the few writers whose high sales match her critical acclaim. Now you can enjoy three o...


  • "Once upon a time, there was a woman who discovered that she had turned into the wrong person." So Anne Tyler opens this irresistible new novel. The woman is Rebecca Davitch, a fifty-three-year-old grandmother. Is she an impostor in her own life? sh...


  • In this, her fourteenth novel--and one of her most endearing--Anne Tyler tells the story of a lovable loser who's trying to get his life in order. Barnaby Gaitlin has been in trouble ever since adolescence. He had this habit of breaking into other pe...


  • "BALTIMORE WOMAN DISAPPEARS DURING FAMILY VACATION." The headlines are all the same: Beloved mother and wife Delia Grinstead was last seen strolling down the Delaware shore, wearing only a bathing suit and carrying a beach tote with five hundred doll...



  • 9 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list!"A novel that attests once again to Ms. Tyler's enormous gifts as a writer."--THE NEW YORK TIMES "Captivating . . . . Compelling . . . . There is a kind of magic at work in this novel."--THE WASHINGTON PO...


  • Maggie and Ira Moran have been married for twenty-eight years -- and it shows: in their quarrels, in their routines, in their ability to tolerate with affection each other’s eccentricities. Maggie, a kooky, lovable meddler and an irrepressible opti...


  • The meeting of Macon Leary, a travel-hater who makes a living writing travel guides called "The Accidental Tourist in...," and frizzy-haired, nonstop talker Muriel sets off an unexpected chain of events...


  • "A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read."THE BOSTON GLOBEPearl Tull is nearing the end of her life but not her memory. Ever since 1944 when her husband left her, she has raised her three very different children...


  • Morgan Gower has an outsize hairy beard, an array of peculiar costumes and fantastic headwear, and a serious smoking habit. He likes to pretend to be other people - a jockey, a shipping magnate, a foreign art dealer - and he likes to do this more and...


  • An early triumph from the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Saint Maybe, for all her new and old fans. A simple trip to the bank throws Charlotte Emory's life in a new direction. A restless young man takes her hostage during a robbery--and soon the tw...


  • Ranging from the ragtime era to small-town America in the seventies, Searching for Caleb is a moving quest for a family's deepest roots - and a haunting story of growing up and breaking away, acceptance and rebellion. OVER A MILLION ANNE TYLER BOOKS ...


  • "Tyler is steadily raising a body of fiction of major dimensions."THE NEW YORK TIMESThirty-eight-year-old Jeremy Pauling has never left home. He lives on the top floor of a Baltimore row house where he creates collages of little people snip...


  • Mrs. Pamela Evans lives a lonely new widowhood outside of Baltimore, with only a house full of ticking clocks for company. Then she hires eccentric Elizabeth Abbott as a handyman—and both discover that parts don''t have to be a perfect match to...


  • In a small Southern town, teenager Evie Decker becomes obsessed with local rock singer Bertram 'Drumstrings' Casey, and decides to take her life into her own hands. When she carves his name on her forehead, their two lives become unforgettably entwin...


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    In the small town of Larksville, the Pike family is hopelessly out of step with the daily rhythms of life after the tragic, accidental death of six-year-old Janie Rose. Mrs. Pike seldom speaks, blaming herself, while Mr. Pike is forced to come out of...


  • NEW TO ANCHOR CANADA: In the debut novel that set her on the path to becoming an American classic, Anne Tyler's If Morning Ever Comes presents a timeless portrait of a young man's homecoming, and his ensuing journey through youth, identity, family,...