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T.C. Boyle

Jamieson Fry

Mr. Boyle is the 2017 TFoB Founder's Award Recipient

T. Coraghessan Boyle is the author of twenty-four books of fiction, including, most recently, “The Terranauts” (October, 2016), set in the desert near Tucson in a fictional version of the Biosphere. Other books include “After the Plague” (2001), “Drop City” (2003), “The Inner Circle” (2004), “Tooth and Claw” (2005), “The Human Fly” (2005), “Talk Talk” (2006), “The Women” (2009), “Wild Child” (2010), “When the Killing's Done” (2011), “San Miguel” (2012), “T.C. Boyle Stories II” (2013) and “The Harder They Come” (2015). He received a Ph.D. in Nineteenth Century British Literature from the University of Iowa in 1977, his M.F.A. from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1974, and his B.A. in English and History from SUNY Potsdam in 1968. He has been a member of the English Department at the University of Southern California since 1978, where he is Distinguished Professor of English. His work has been translated into more than two dozen foreign languages, including German, French, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Hebrew, Korean, Japanese, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Polish, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Finnish, Farsi, Croatian, Turkish, Albanian, Vietnamese, Serbian and Slovene. His stories have appeared in most of the major American magazines, including The New Yorker, Harper's, Esquire, The Atlantic Monthly, Playboy, The Paris Review, GQ, Antaeus, Granta and McSweeney's, and he has been the recipient of a number of literary awards, including the PEN/Faulkner Prize for best novel of the year (“World's End,” 1988); the PEN/Malamud Prize in the short story (“T.C. Boyle Stories,” 1999); and the Prix Médicis Étranger for best foreign novel in France (“The Tortilla Curtain,” 1997). He currently lives near Santa Barbara with his wife and three children.

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Scheduled events:
T. C. Boyle
The Terranauts: A deep-dive into human behavior in an epic story of science, society, and survival. An atmospheric tale taking place in the Bio-Sphere in Arizona.

Mostly Books, Booth #240 (Seats 1)
Sat, Mar 11, 9:30 am - 10:00 am
Fiction / Literature

Author: T.C. Boyle
T. C. Boyle / The Terranauts
The critically-acclaimed, PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author of 26 books, including "The Harder They Come, "World's End," and "Tortilla Curtain," discusses literature, the writer's life, and his latest novel, "The Terranauts," set north of Tucson in a prototype off-earth colony that sounds very much like Biosphere II.

Student Union North Ballroom (Seats 567)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sat, Mar 11, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fiction / Literature
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Student Union North Ballroom Foyer (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: T.C. Boyle
Moderator: Lori Jones

The Terranauts
Fiction / Literature
Ecco Press - HC
October 2016
ISBN 9780062349408
Hardcover, 528 pages
$26.99, INSTORE
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A deep-dive into human behavior in an epic story of science, society, sex, and survival, from one of the greatest American novelists today, T. More/less

The Harder They Come
Fiction / Literature
Ecco Press
March 2016
ISBN 9780062349385
Paperback, 400 pages
$15.99, INSTORE
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Acclaimed New York Times bestselling author T.C. Boyle makes his Ecco debut with a powerful, gripping novel that explores the roots of violence and anti-authoritarianism inherent in the American character. More/less

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