Books by Carol Anshaw and Complete Book Reviews

Carol Anshaw, Author Washington Square Press $10 (0p) ISBN 978-0-671-79586-3
Anshaw recounts the life of a one-time Olympic swimmer in three richly textured, cleverly interlinked novellas. (June)
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Carol Anshaw, Author . Houghton Mifflin $23 (256p) ISBN 978-0-395-94040-2
A zinger of an opening scene, narrated with brio and poetic clarity, inaugurates the emotional tension and sweetly farcical action of this new novel by Anshaw (Aquamarine). Fern, 21, is a senior in college. More than a decade ago, her Chicago...
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Carol Anshaw, Author Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $21.95 (224p) ISBN 978-0-395-69131-1
The gift for narrative and character development that Anshaw revealed in her first novel, Aquamarine, are brought to generous fulfillment in this beautifully nuanced novel that traces a woman's troubled search for identity. When lesbian Chicago...
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Carol Anshaw. Simon & Schuster, $25 (288p) ISBN 978-1-4516-3688-8
The one that must be carried when the Kenney siblings add themselves up is the girl who was hit and killed when Nick and Alice were driving home, stoned and stupid, from their sister Carmen’s wedding. That’s the first chapter: the rest of the novel...
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Carol Anshaw, Author, Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum, Author, Bill Gaston, Author Tin House Books $18.95 (351p) ISBN 978-0-9794198-0-5
Though it boasts a risque title and cunning cover art, the majority of the stories and essays collected here put the emphasis on the ""Me,"" rather than the ""Do."" Having first appeared in the literary journal Tin House, these pieces vary widely in
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Carol Anshaw. Atria, $27 (272p) ISBN 978-1-4767-4779-8
Anshaw (Carry the One) brings a fresh, keen voice to this story of modern lesbian life. In 2016 Chicago, 40-something Cate, a theater set designer, needs a boost in her low-level career. Her likable, wealthy, neurotic ex-husband Graham is...
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