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An Evening with T.C. Boyle

Tuesday, January 26, 2010
Episode Summary
The settings for Boyle's bold new stories range from a California suburb terrorizedby a mountain lion, to Napoleonic France where a feral child is captured naked in the forest. He reads and discusses his new collection, Wild Child as well as his novel The Women about the life of Frank Lloyd Wright.

Participant(s) Bio
T.C. Boyle is the author of eleven novels, including World's End, which won the 1987 PEN/Faulkner Award, The Tortilla Curtain, which has now sold over 400,000 thousand copies in paperback, and Drop City, a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the National Book Award. He has also published eight collections of stories and was the recipient of the prestigious PEN/MalamudAward for Excellence in the short story. His stories appear regularly in The New Yorker, GQ, Esquire, McSweeney's, and Playboy. He lives near Santa Barbara in The George C. Stewart House, the first private residence that Frank Lloyd Wright built in California, which is celebrating its centennial in 2009.