Anne Tyler reveals 'final' novel title
28 March 2013 Last updated at 10:37 GMT
Over the past 50 years Anne Tyler has published 19 novels, including Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant, an Accidental Tourist and Digging to America.
The 71-year-old author has revealed the title of her latest work, A Spool of Blue Thread, after announcing that she would not finish another novel.
Front Row's Mark Lawson went to her home city of Baltimore to meet the Pulitzer Prize-winning author for a rare interview.
Listen to the full interview on Front Row on BBC Radio 4 on Friday 29 March.