CONTACT: MELVIN O. SHAW
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0010; fax (319) 384-0024
Acclaimed author T.C. Boyle will read from his latest work Nov. 12
at the UI
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- One of the nation's most celebrated authors, T. Coraghessan
Boyle, will visit Iowa City during a six-city, promotional tour of his
work, "T.C. Boyle Stories." Boyle was invited to Iowa City by
the UI Libraries and co-sponsors Prairie Lights Books and the Iowa Writers'
Boyle will read from "T.C. Boyle Stories," a collection of
68 tales, at 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 12 at Buchanan Auditorium in the Pappajohn
Business Administration Building. The reading will be broadcast on "Live
from Prairie Lights," aired on WSUI AM-910.
"T.C. Boyle Stories" contains works written between 1972 and
1997, ranging from the mythical and realistic to the farcical and tragic.
Boyle won the PEN/Faulkner Award for "World's End" and is the
author of the bestseller, "Riven Rock," as well as nine other
works, including the acclaimed, "I Dated Jane Austen." His writing
regularly appears in "The New Yorker," "Harper's,"
"The Paris Review," "Playboy," "Esquire,"
and "The Atlantic Monthly."