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T. C. Boyle was born Thomas John Boyle in Peekskill, New York on December 2, 1948. He received a B.A. in English and history from SUNY Potsdam in 1968, a MFA from the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop in 1974, and a Ph.D. degree in nineteenth century British literature from the University of Iowa in 1977. He has been a member of the English department at the University of Southern California since 1978. He has written over 20 books including After the Plague, Drop City, The Inner Circle, Tooth and Claw, The Human Fly, Talk Talk, The Women, Wild Child, and When the Killing's Done. He has received numerous awards including the PEN/Faulkner Award for best novel of the year for World's End; the PEN/Malamud Prize in the short story for T. C. Boyle Stories; and the Prix Médicis Étranger for best foreign novel in France for The Tortilla Curtain. His title's Sam Miguel and The Harder They Caome made The New York Times Best Seller List. (Bowker Author Biography) T. Coraghessan Boyle is the best-selling author of "T.C. Boyle Stories," "Riven Rock," "The Tortilla Curtain," "Without a Hero," "The Road to Wellville," "East Is East," "If the River Was Whiskey," "World's End" (winner of the PEN/Faulkner Award), "Greasy Lake," "Budding Prospects," "Water Music," & "Descent of Man" (all available from Penguin). His fiction regularly appears in major American magazines, including "The New Yorker," "GQ," "The Paris Review," "Playboy," & "Esquire." He lives in Santa Barbara, California. (Publisher Provided)
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The Tortilla Curtain 3,469 copies, 95 reviews
Drop City 2,305 copies, 52 reviews
The Road to Wellville 1,583 copies, 33 reviews
The Women 1,471 copies, 56 reviews
The Inner Circle 1,300 copies, 25 reviews
World's End 1,278 copies, 14 reviews
Talk Talk 1,251 copies, 41 reviews
Water Music 1,109 copies, 21 reviews
Riven Rock 963 copies, 11 reviews
A Friend of the Earth 918 copies, 19 reviews
East is East 797 copies, 12 reviews
T.C. Boyle Stories 707 copies, 9 reviews
When the Killing's Done 671 copies, 29 reviews
Budding Prospects 649 copies, 9 reviews
The Harder They Come 530 copies, 23 reviews
Tooth and Claw: and Other Stories 497 copies, 8 reviews
San Miguel 486 copies, 28 reviews
If the River Was Whiskey 476 copies, 3 reviews
The Terranauts (Author) 444 copies, 27 reviews
Without a Hero 387 copies, 4 reviews
Wild Child: and Other Stories 359 copies, 9 reviews
Greasy Lake: and Other stories 300 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 2015 (Editor) 196 copies, 2 reviews
The Human Fly: and Other stories 192 copies, 4 reviews
Outside Looking In 178 copies, 10 reviews
T C Boyle Stories II 108 copies, 1 review
Talk to Me 85 copies, 6 reviews
Wild Child {story} 62 copies, 3 reviews
She Wasn't Soft 49 copies
Doubletakes 44 copies, 1 review
Vingt cinq histoires de mort 10 copies, 1 review
Der Admiral 9 copies
Praat met mij 8 copies
Tooth and Claw 7 copies, 1 review
Good Home 4 copies
Frage 62 4 copies
In der Zone 3 copies
[No title] 1 copy
Chicxulub 1 copy
The lie 1 copy
Anacapa 1 copy
Balto 1 copy
1995 1 copy
Swept Away [short story] (Author) 1 copy
1990 1 copy
Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, and Drama (Contributor, some editions) 847 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2007 (Contributor) 772 copies, 13 reviews
The Future Dictionary of America (Contributor) 611 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2008 (Contributor) 532 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2004 (Contributor) 532 copies
Points of View: Revised Edition (Contributor) 378 copies, 6 reviews
The Granta Book of the American Short Story (Contributor) 345 copies, 1 review
Sudden Fiction: American Short-Short Stories (Contributor) 339 copies, 6 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 1997 (Contributor) 332 copies, 3 reviews
The Best American Short Stories 2014 (Contributor) 243 copies, 7 reviews
The Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy 2015 (Contributor) 233 copies, 8 reviews
Press Start to Play (Contributor) 223 copies, 11 reviews
The New Granta Book of the American Short Story (Contributor) 189 copies, 1 review
The Secret History of Fantasy (Contributor) 189 copies, 6 reviews
The Secret History of Science Fiction (Contributor) 184 copies, 5 reviews
Granta 85: Hidden Histories (Contributor) 159 copies
The Best American Short Stories 2017 (Contributor) 137 copies, 6 reviews
Granta 63: Beasts (Contributor) 129 copies
Granta 23: Home (Contributor) 124 copies
Prize Stories 2001: The O. Henry Awards (Contributor) 118 copies, 1 review
Granta 36: Vargas Llosa for President (Contributor) 117 copies, 2 reviews
The Big New Yorker Book of Cats (Contributor) 110 copies, 1 review
Granta 44: The Last Place on Earth (Contributor) 109 copies, 1 review
McSweeney's Issue 34 (McSweeney's Quarterly Concern) (Contributor) 104 copies, 1 review
The Best American Short Stories 2020 (Contributor) 95 copies, 1 review
The Best American Mystery Stories 2018 (Contributor) 78 copies, 2 reviews
Baseball's Best Short Stories (Contributor) 72 copies
Year's Finest Fantasy (Contributor) 69 copies, 1 review
Watchlist: 32 Stories by Persons of Interest (Contributor) 42 copies, 2 reviews
Granta 9: John Berger, Boris (Contributor) 38 copies, 1 review
Granta 5: The Modern Common Wind (Contributor) 37 copies
Birds in the Hand: Fiction and Poetry about Birds (Contributor) 30 copies, 1 review
Beach : Stories by the Sand and Sea (Contributor) 28 copies, 1 review
The New Great American Writers' Cookbook (Contributor) 20 copies, 1 review
The Road To Wellville [1994 film] (Original book) 18 copies
The Paris Review 84 1982 Summer (Contributor) 6 copies, 1 review
Ten: A Bloomsbury Tenth Anniversary Anthology (Contributor) 5 copies, 1 review
Black Clock 21 (Contributor) 2 copies
Schöne Ferien (Contributor) 1 copy

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