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T.C. Boyle and Michael Silverblatt | The Terranauts

T.C. Boyle
In conversation with Michael Silverblatt
Tuesday, November 1, 2016
01:10:02
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Episode Summary

 

One of today’s greatest American novelists, bestselling author T.C. Boyle visits ALOUD to take audiences deep inside his electrifying, eco-visionary new novel. An epic story of science, society, sex, and survival, The Terranauts follows the high-pressured lives of eight scientists—four men and four women—closely monitored under glass in E2, a prototype of a possible off-earth colony. With characteristic humor and sharp wit, Boyle plays out his real-life environmental concerns as he experiments with the future of humanity.

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Participant(s) Bio

 

T.C. Boyle has published fifteen novels and ten volumes of short stories, including the PEN/Faulkner Award-winning World’s End; The Tortilla Curtain, which was awarded France’s prestigious Prix Médicis étranger; and most recently, the New York Times bestseller The Harder They Come. He lives in Santa Barbara, California.

Michael Silverblatt is the host of KCRW’s half-hour radio show Bookworm, where he introduces listeners to new and emerging authors along with writers of renown. He created Bookworm for KCRW in 1989. The complete Bookworm archive can be heard at kcrw.com/bookworm.



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