Books by Carol Anshaw

CARRY THE ONE by Carol Anshaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 6, 2012

"Sharply observed and warmly understanding—another fine piece of work from this talented author."
From a 1983 wedding through Election Day 2008, Anshaw (Lucky in the Corner, 2002, etc.) tracks a Chicago family unsettled by a fatal accident. Read full book review >
LUCKY IN THE CORNER by Carol Anshaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 22, 2002

"Not a false note anywhere in a story that's as entertaining as it is wise. Anshaw just keeps getting better."
A tender comedy of contemporary manners from Anshaw (Aquamarine, 1992, etc.), centered on a mother and daughter who love each other but can't quite connect. Read full book review >
SEVEN MOVES by Carol Anshaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 7, 1996

"Clever, well-crafted, and deft: Anshaw draws her characters with an unsparing hand that is guided by a remarkably sympathetic eye. (Author tour)"
A pleasantly ambiguous psychological-suspense novel from Anshaw (the award-winning Aquamarine, 1991), who shows us once again that a good story can be told as much by what it holds back as by what it offers. Read full book review >
AQUAMARINE by Carol Anshaw
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Feb. 13, 1992

"Still, the results are intriguing—an imaginative, original work."
For those with a yen for a choose-your-own-adventure novel, Village Voice Literary Supplement contributor Anshaw (author, as Carol White, of They Do It All With Mirrors, 1978) establishes the character of a young Olympic swimmer and then offers three separate versions of her destiny—all of them equally depressing. Read full book review >