Instant New York Times Best Seller
“If ever there was an ideal time for a brand new Anne Tyler novel, it’s now.” (People)
“Tyler’s novels are all the time price scooping up – however particularly this gently amusing soother, proper now.” (NPR)
From the beloved and greatest-promoting Anne Tyler, a glowing new novel about misperception, second probabilities, and the typically elusive energy of human connection.
Micah Mortimer is a creature of behavior. A self-employed tech skilled, superintendent of his Baltimore residence constructing, cautious to a fault behind the steering wheel, he appears content material main a gradual, circumscribed life. But sooner or later, his routines are blown aside when his girl pal (he refuses to name anybody in her late 30s a “girlfriend”) tells him she’s dealing with eviction, and an adolescent reveals up at Micah’s door claiming to be his son. These surprises, and the methods they throw Micah’s meticulously organized life off-kilter, danger altering him endlessly.
An intimate look into the coronary heart and thoughts of a person who finds these round him simply out of attain, and a humorous, joyful, deeply compassionate story about seeing the world by way of new eyes, Redhead by the Side of the Road is a triumph, stuffed with Anne Tyler’s signature wit and gimlet-eyed remark.