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Quote - Anne Tyler

“Of all the things I am not very good at, living in the real world is perhaps the most outstanding.”

– Anne Tyler, The Accidental Tourist

Tao Of Badass

Separate but equal

John Irving once said the key to making a movie out of one of his novels is to throw away nine-tenths of the novel. Given the size of a typical Irving book, that seems like a fair ratio. 538 more words


The U.S. of Books Review: The Accidental Tourist

This week’s U.S. of Books Reviews takes us to the great state of Maryland and Anne Tyler’s celebrated novel, The Accidental Tourist. Today’s review comes from… 699 more words


United States of Books - The Accidental Tourist (Audiobook) by Anne Tyler, George Guidall

The Accidental Tourist

by Anne Tyler, George Guidall (Narrator)

Author: Serena Agusto-Cox at Savvy Verse & Wit

The Accidental Tourist by Anne Tyler, narrated by George Guidall, was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction in 1985 before being made into a movie with William Hurt, Kathleen Turner, and Geena Davis. 564 more words


Anne Tyler Part Two : “Breathing Lessons” (1988) and “The Accidental Tourist” (2002) – book reviews

One could, and I suspect will, wax lyrical about Anne Tyler indefinitely. Two more book reviews from Mr P and Yours Truly for another couple of classic reads: 638 more words

Book Reviews

[1988] The Accidental Tourist

This post will be in two parts within this block of text. I’ve decided to undergo a thought exercise: what can I parse about this movie based on the title? 789 more words

First Take

Beach Reads Blog Tour 2015 Day 11 #BeachBooks @june_kearns

It’s Day 11 of our wonderful book tour holiday, pull up a deck chair and feel the sand between your toes.

Today my guest is June Kearns. 688 more words