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  • Bibliography:
    31 Books
  • First Book:
    September 1964
  • Latest Book:
    February 2025
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Book List in Order: 31 titles



  • From the beloved bestselling, Pulitzer Prize"winning author -- a timeless portrait of a young man's homecoming, and his ensuing journey through youth, identity, family, and love. Here is the debut novel that set Tyler on the path to becoming an Ame...



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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...



  • “To read a novel by Anne Tyler is to fall in love.”  -- PeopleThe beloved bestselling, Pulitzer Prize"winning author brings us the story of Evie Decker, a shy, slightly plump teenager, lonely and silent. But her quiet life is shattered whe...



  • With wondrous observations and bittersweet humor, the beloved best-selling, Pulitzer Prize"winning author tells the story of an unsuspecting young woman who becomes the North star that helps a stumbling, dysfunctional family find its foot...



  • A poignant, uplifting, heartbreaking love story from the beloved bestselling, Pulitzer Prize"winning author: "To read a novel by Anne Tyler is to fall in love" (PEOPLE).Thirty-eight-year-old Jeremy Pauling has never left home. He lives on the ...



  • The beloved bestselling, Pulitzer Prize"winning author brings us a novel that is “funny and lyric and true" (The New Yorker). Through the syncopated rhythms of the ragtime era to the thumping, rocking beats of the 1970s, generations of Pecks...



  • From the beloved Pulitzer Prize"winning author of Breathing Lessons -- Charlotte Emory has always lived a quiet, conventional life in Clarion, Maryland. She lives as simply as possible, and one day decides to simplify everything and leave her husba...



  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the beloved Pulitzer Prize"winning author comes "an almost flawless story of love" (Los Angeles Times).In this modern classic, Morgan Gower works at Cullen's hardware store in north Baltimore. ...



  • "A book that should join those few that every literate person will have to read."
    THE BOSTON GLOBE
    Pearl 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 ...






  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the beloved Pulitzer Prize"winning author -- an irresistible novel exploring the slippery alchemy of attracting opposites, and the struggle to rebuild one’s life after unspeakable tragedyTravel writer Macon...



  • 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...



  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The beloved Pulitzer Prize"winning author brings us the story of Ian Bedloe, the ideal teenage son, leading a cheery, apple-pie life with his family in Baltimore. That is, until a careless and vicious ru...





  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the beloved Pulitzer Prize"winning author of Breathing Lessons"BALTIMORE WOMAN DISAPPEARS DURING FAMILY VACATION." The headlines are all the same: Beloved mother and wife Delia Grinstead was last se...



  • A NEW YORK TIMES NOTABLE BOOK • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • The beloved Pulitzer Prize"winning author 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 h...



  • "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...



  • 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...



  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the beloved Pulitzer Prize"winning author -- a rich and compelling novel about a mismatched marriage and its consequences, spanning three generations They seemed like the perfect couple -- young, good-loo...







  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the beloved, Pulitzer Prize"winning author comes "an intimate picture of middle-class family life" (The New York Times) that challenges the notion that home is a fixed place, and cele...



  • 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...



  • 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. ...



  • “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...




  • 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...



  • Available to readers for the first time since its initial publication, this is a wry and moving story by an American master.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 h...



  • 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 ...



  • 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...



  • First appearing in the pages of Seventeen Magazine, “Teenage Wasteland” has become one of Anne Tyler’s most widely beloved short stories -- an affecting and masterful portrait of a life interrupted and a family come undone. Daisy Cobl...






  • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the beloved Pulitzer Prize"winning author of A Spool of Blue Thread -- a funny, joyful, brilliantly perceptive journey deep into one Baltimore family’s foibles, from a boyfriend with a red Chevy in the 1950s up ...



  • A new Anne Tyler novel destined to be an instant classic: a socially awkward mother of the bride navigates the days before and after her daughter's wedding.Gail Baines is having a bad day. To start, she loses her job -- or quits, depending on whom yo...


Award-Winning Books by Anne Tyler

Accidental Tourist
1985 National Book Critics Circle Award -- National Book Critics Circle Award
Breathing Lessons
1988 Pulitzer Prize -- Fiction


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Anne Tyler has published 31 books.

The next book by Anne Tyler, Three Days in June, will be published in February 2025.

The first book by Anne Tyler, If Morning Ever Comes, was published in September 1964.

No. Anne Tyler does not write books in series.