The Harder They Come is a powerful, gripping novel that explores the roots of violence and anti-authoritarianism inherent in the American character. T.C. Boyle’s stories have won accolades for their irony and black humor, for their verbal pyrotechnics, for their fascination with everything bizarre and queasy, and for the razor-sharp way in which they dissect America’s obsession with image and materialism.

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We’re excited to have T.C. Boyle back at Live Talks Los Angeles.  We host Boyle at Track 16 at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica on Thursday, September 27th. We last hosted him in 2011, and here’s the video.  Hector Tobar reviews Boyle’s latest — his 14th novel — in the Los Angeles Times (September 16).  Here are…

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The inimitable and acclaimed writer returns to Live Talks Los Angele with his newest and fourteenth novel, San Miguel — a soaring historical narrative about two families trying to start new lives on a windswept, near-desolate island just off the coast of southern California.

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