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Tc Boyle

T.C. Boyle Can't Stand This Word

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.02.2014 | Books

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 | Books
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 | Books

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 | Books

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 | Books
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 | Books

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 | Books
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 | Books
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

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.20.2011 | Books

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 | Books

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 | Books
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 | Books

"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 | Books
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 | Books

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 ...