Tales of the City
Score: 4
From 268 Ratings

Tales of the City


  • Author: Armistead Maupin
  • Release Date : 2011-06-07
  • Genre: Gay
  • File Size: 2569657 Bytes


Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the CityA PBS Great American Read Top 100 PickThe first novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga.For almost four decades Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The first of nine novels about the denizens of the mythic apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane, Tales is both a sparkling comedy of manners and an indelible portrait of an era that changed forever the way we live....

A Tale of Two Cities
Score: 4
From 2,173 Ratings

A Tale of Two Cities


  • Author: Charles Dickens
  • Release Date : 2010-12-20
  • Genre: Classics
  • File Size: 1236642 Bytes


One of the most famous works of fiction ever written, A Tale of Two Cities presents a portrait of Paris and London in the years before and after the French Revolution. It follows a pair of protagonists, the French aristocrat Charles Darnay and the British barrister Sydney Carton, as their lives are dramatically altered by the wrath of the revolutionaries. A Tale of Two Cities addresses the fundamentally dual nature of humanity, and a reflects on what it means to do the right thing, regardless of how the world perceives it....

Tales of the City
Score: 3.5
From 42 Ratings

Tales of the City


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : Harper Perennial
  • Release Date : 2015-09-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0062421085


Tales of the City Book Description :

For almost four decades Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture—from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The first of nine novels about the denizens of the mythic apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane, Tales is both a sparkling comedy of manners and an indelible portrait of an era that forever changed the way we live....

More Tales of the City
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

More Tales of the City


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2012-01-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062112583


More Tales of the City Book Description :

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City The second novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga. The tenants of 28 Barbary Lane have fled their cozy nest for adventures far afield. Mary Ann Singleton finds love at sea with a forgetful stranger, Mona Ramsey discovers her doppelgänger in a desert whorehouse, and Michael Tolliver bumps into his favorite gynecologist in a Mexican bar. Meanwhile, their venerable landlady takes the biggest journey of all—without ever leaving home....

Tales of the City   More Tales of the City   Further Tales of the City

Tales of the City More Tales of the City Further Tales of the City


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 1989
  • Genre: City and town life
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : IND:32000006213195


Tales of the City More Tales of the City Further Tales of the City Book Description :

For almost four decades Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City has blazed its own trail through popular culture--from a groundbreaking newspaper serial to a classic novel, to a television event that entranced millions around the world. The first of nine novels about the denizens of the mythic apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane, Tales is both a sparkling comedy of manners and an indelible portrait of an era that forever changed the way we live....

The Days of Anna Madrigal
Score: 4.5
From 10 Ratings

The Days of Anna Madrigal


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2014-01-30
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448127313


The Days of Anna Madrigal Book Description :

____________________ Soon to be a Netflix series starring Ellen Page and Laura Linney . . . 'One of the most acclaimed sagas of our time . . .A celebration of life in all its craziness' The Times ____________________ Anna Madrigal, the legendary transgender landlady of 28 Barbary Lane, she embarks on a road trip that will take her deep into her past. Now ninety-two, and committed to the notion of “leaving like a lady,” Mrs. Madrigal has seemingly found peace with her “logical family” in San Francisco: her devoted young caretaker Jake Greenleaf; her former tenant Brian Hawkins and his daughter Shawna; and Michael Tolliver and Mary Ann Singleton, who have known and loved Anna for nearly four decades. Some members of Anna’s family are bound fo...

Further Tales of the City
Score: 4
From 9 Ratings

Further Tales of the City


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2012-01-31
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062112613


Further Tales of the City Book Description :

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City The third novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga. The calamity-prone residents of 28 Barbary Lane are at it again in this deliciously dark novel of romance and betrayal. While Anna Madrigal imprisons an anchorwoman in her basement, Michael Tolliver looks for love at the National Gay Rodeo, DeDe Halcyon Day and Mary Ann Singleton track a charismatic psychopath across Alaska, and society columnist Prue Giroux loses her heart to a derelict living in a San Francisco park....

28 Barbary Lane
Score: 4.5
From 4 Ratings

28 Barbary Lane


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-12-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062683007


28 Barbary Lane Book Description :

Armistead Maupin's uproarious and moving Tales of the City novels—the first three of which are collected in this omnibus volume—have earned a unique niche in American literature and are considered indelible documents of cultural change from the seventies through the first two decades of the new millennium. “These novels are as difficult to put down as a dish of pistachios. The reader starts playing the old childhood game of 'Just one more chapter and I'll turn out the lights,' only to look up and discover it's after midnight.”—Los Angeles Times Book Review Originally serialized in the San Francisco Chronicle, Armistead Maupin’s Tales of the City (1978), More Tales of the City (1980), and Further Tales of the City (1982) afforded a mainstr...

Goodbye Barbary Lane

Goodbye Barbary Lane


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2016-12-06
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062563958


Goodbye Barbary Lane Book Description :

By turns hilarious and heartbreaking, Armistead Maupin's bestselling Tales of the City novels—the final three of which are collected in this third omnibus volume—stand as an incomparable blend of great storytelling and incisive social commentary on American culture from the seventies through the first two decades of the new millennium. “These final days of his San Francisco friends and lovers, gay and straight, are seriously moving…. Maupin deftly illustrates how far America and the pioneering Anna have come, and nearly forty years into the series, his writing remains wildly addictive but is deeper and richer.”—People The last three novels of Armistead Maupin’s bestselling, critically-acclaimed Tales of the City are now available for th...

Mary Ann in Autumn
Score: 4
From 35 Ratings

Mary Ann in Autumn


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2010-11-02
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0062020145


Mary Ann in Autumn Book Description :

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City The eighth novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga. Following the success of his New York Times bestseller Michael Tolliver Lives, Armistead Maupin’s Mary Ann in Autumn is a touching portrait of friendship, family, and fresh starts, as the City by the Bay welcomes back Mary Ann Singleton, the beloved Tales of the City heroine who started it all. A new chapter begins in the lives of both Mary Ann and Michael “Mouse” Tolliver when she returns to San Francisco to rejoin her oldest friend after years in New York City… the reunion that fans of Maupin’s beloved Tales of the City series have been awaiting for years....

Tales of the City Episode 4  The Anniversary Tango

Tales of the City Episode 4 The Anniversary Tango


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2012-02-21
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448126835


Tales of the City Episode 4 The Anniversary Tango Book Description :

Episode 4: The Anniversary Tango In which Mary Anna volunteers at the Crisis Switchboard whilst Mouse has a crisis of his own. DeDe visits a fat farm and Mona makes a surprising discovery about Barbary Lane. Welcome to Tales of the City. San Francisco 1976: a golden city of freedom, adventure and possibility. But, as naïve small-town girl Mary Ann finds out, it can be hard to find your place in a strange new city - especially when the supermarket is a pick up joint and a Jockey Shorts dance contest can make or break a relationship. Luckily for Mary Ann, she finds the perfect home at 28 Barbary Lane where the dysfunctional residents form an unconventional family of waifs and strays. Mona the cynic, Michael 'Mouse' Tolliver the romantic looking for lo...

Michael Tolliver Lives
Score: 4
From 20 Ratings

Michael Tolliver Lives


  • Author : Armistead Maupin
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release Date : 2009-10-13
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780061809750


Michael Tolliver Lives Book Description :

Inspiration for the Netflix Limited Series, Tales of the City The seventh novel in the beloved Tales of the City series, Armistead Maupin’s best-selling San Francisco saga. Nearly two decades after ending his groundbreaking Tales of the City saga of San Francisco life, Armistead Maupin revisits his all-too-human hero Michael Tolliver—the fifty-five-year-old sweet-spirited gardener and survivor of the plague that took so many of his friends and lovers—for a single day at once mundane and extraordinary... and filled with the everyday miracles of living....