Anne Tyler

Spectator Books of the Year: The version of ‘The Taming of the Shrew’ that’s funnier than the original

10 December 2016 9:30

Anne Tyler’s Vinegar Girl (Hogarth, £16.99), her modern version of The Taming of the Shrew, came as a surprise: the…

Spectator books of the year: Mark Amory finds Anne Tyler’s latest ‘pure pleasure’

4 December 2015 15:00

Since retiring from coping with new books I have found it a pleasure not to have to glance at any…

Spectator books of the year: Molly Guinness on the inspiring Oliver Sacks

24 November 2015 15:40

Oliver Sacks’s autobiography On the Move (Picador, £20) is full of surprising details —for example, the eminent neurologist was a…