Reading group reviews: A Slipping Down Life by Anne Tyler
18 July 2012 / 0 Comments
We gave away reading group sets of A Slipping Down Life by Anne Tyler. If your reading group or book club has read the book, please do use this page to post your reviews and see what other reading group members think of it.
About the book
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 entwined in this remarkable novel.
About the author
Born in Minneapolis in 1941, Anne Tyler lives in Baltimore where her novels are set. She is the Pulitzer-prize winning novelist of Breathing Lessons and other bestselling novels, including The Accidental Tourist, Saint Maybe, Back When We Were Grownups and The Amateur Marriage. You can find out more about Anne Tyler in her recent interview with The Guardian, where she talks about grief, why her male characters aren't wimps and the reason she has shunned publicity for so long.
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