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Tc Boyle

20 Years Later, Earth's Strangest Ecological Experiment Is Still Relevant

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.18.2017 | Arts

Eight people ― four men, four women ― locked in a paradise under glass for two years. No one and nothing is allowed in or out. The world is watchi...

Boyle, Baldacci, and Bluegrass: The Mark Twain House Throws a New York Party!

Cindy Lovell | Posted 09.30.2016 | Home
Cindy Lovell

If an author values a compliment regardless of the source, imagine the value when the source is The Mark Twain House & Museum, the compliment is the inaugural Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, and the prize is $25,000.

There Is Writing In Mark Twain's House -- Again!

Cindy Lovell | Posted 09.13.2016 | Arts
Cindy Lovell

The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter -- it's the difference between the lightning bug and the ligh...

T.C. Boyle Has Finger on Trigger of America in the Harder They Come

Lisa Kaas Boyle | Posted 01.26.2017 | Home
Lisa Kaas Boyle

TC Boyle has been called "one of our most American novelists since Mark Twain, and one of our very best." (Boston Globe) I have been hooked since Tort...

Congrats to the Rats

T.C. Boyle | Posted 11.29.2016 | Impact
T.C. Boyle

Sorry about the plastics. And the radiation. And the pesticides. I really regret that you won't be hearing any birdsong anytime soon, either, but at least you've got that wonderful musical cawing of the crows to keep your mornings bright.

T.C. Boyle Can't Stand This Word

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.02.2014 | Home

Brief Interviews is a new series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. T.C. Boyle is th...

"All Writers Are Egomaniacal, Manic Depressive, Drug-Addicted Alcoholics"

The European Magazine | Posted 11.06.2013 | Home
The European Magazine

For bestselling author T.C. Boyle, writing is both an obsessive-compulsive behavior and the highest thing he can aspire to. He talked with Max Tholl to discuss the educative purpose of art, teaching creativity and the deepest desires of human nature.

Where Does TC Boyle Like To Read?

Posted 11.06.2012 | Home

This is part of our ongoing series asking authors one simple question: Where do you like to read?Today's response comes from T.C. Boyle: I’d like...

T.C. Boyle On Writing As A Woman, Least Favorite Classics, Chest Hair

Posted 10.18.2012 | Home

The following is an interview with author T.C. Boyle, conducted at the National Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Boyle has written twelve novels, one...

Thwarted Romances Are a Literary Staple

Dave Astor | Posted 11.20.2012 | Home
Dave Astor

Among literature's most popular plot devices are the obstructions authors put on the road of love. It's hard not to get engrossed when two characters are thwarted from finding happiness with each other.

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 09.17.2012 | Home

San Miguel by TC Boyle Viking, $27.95 What's it about? San Miguel is a real island off the coast of Southern California, part of the archipelag...

Food for (Literary) Thought on Julia Child's Birthday

Dave Astor | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home
Dave Astor

With Aug. 15 being the 100th anniversary of Julia Child's birth, I figured a post about food in novels might be appropriate.

Author T. C. Boyle's Archive Acquired by Harry Ransom Center

Elana Estrin | Posted 05.08.2012 | Home
Elana Estrin

Spanning more than 30 years, from the 1970s through the present, and featuring manuscripts, correspondence, professional files and teaching material the archive covers the breadth of T.C. Boyle's prolific career.

National Short Story Month: Favorite Short Stories Of The Past Year | Posted 07.20.2011 | Home

May is National Short Story Month, so we’re celebrating the tail end of it by honoring some short stories of the past year that are deserving of you...

Spotted Reading In Public: What Have We Seen You Reading Recently? (PHOTOS)

Posted 07.13.2011 | Home

We've had our eyes on you lately and have seen you reading a wide array of genres, as usual. From best-sellers to beloved classics, you've been seen r...

Taking Flight

T.C. Boyle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
T.C. Boyle

Three books, three years in a row. What does that mean? That means that a weary author must once again heft his two miserable shoulder bags stuffed with underwear and submit himself to the ministrations of the TSA and the howling inadequacy of air travel.

Book Review Roundup: Natural Disasters And Shakespeare Allusions

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

"The Shah" by Abbas Milani Los Angeles Times Written and published before the recent round of street uprisings against Arab dictators in Tunisia, Eg...

L.A. Times Festival Of Books: The Stars Come Out To Celebrate Books (PHOTOS)

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Coggins

To my mind, the two authors at the festival who best represented where the industry has been and where it could be headed were Herman Wouk and Dave Eggers.

10 Books About Marijuana

Los Angeles Times | Carolyn Kellogg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

With the help of Mark Haskell Smith, L.A. Times contributor and author of the forthcoming novel "Baked," we came up with this list of 10 choice books ...