75 relations: A Friend of the Earth, After the Plague, Alaska, Alfred Kinsey, Amy Grossberg and Brian Peterson, Baby boomers, Bachelor of Arts, Battle Creek, Michigan, Bloomington, Indiana, Budding Prospects, California, Channel Islands (California), Charles Dickens, Doctor of Philosophy, Drop City (novel), East Is East (novel), Flannery O'Connor, Fort Bragg, California, Frank Lloyd Wright, Gabriel García Márquez, Georgia (U.S. state), Greasy Lake & Other Stories, Harper's Magazine, Iowa Writers' Workshop, John Barth, John Harvey Kellogg, Katharine McCormick, Magic realism, Master of Fine Arts, Mendocino County, California, Montecito, California, Mungo Park (explorer), New York (state), Niger River, NNDB, Oregon, Orlando Sentinel, Peekskill, New York, PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction, PEN/Faulkner Foundation, PEN/Malamud Award, Prix Médicis, Raymond Carver, Rea Award for the Short Story, Riven Rock, Robert Coover, Santa Barbara County, California, Santa Barbara, California, Selected Shorts, Short story, ..., Southern California, Southern United States, State University of New York at Potsdam, T. C. Boyle, Talk Talk (novel), The Bat Segundo Show, The Harder They Come (novel), The Inner Circle (T. C. Boyle novel), The New Yorker, The Road to Wellville, The Tortilla Curtain, The Women (novel), Thomas Fire, University of Iowa, University of Southern California, Upstate New York, Ventura County, California, Water Music (novel), Westchester County, New York, When the Killing's Done, Willits, California, Wisconsin, World's End (Boyle novel), Young adult fiction, 2018 Southern California mudflows. Expand index (25 more) » « Shrink index
A Friend of the Earth is a 2000 novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle.
After the Plague is a 2001 collection of short stories by T. C. Boyle.
Alaska (Alax̂sxax̂) is a U.S. state located in the northwest extremity of North America.
Alfred Charles Kinsey (June 23, 1894 – August 25, 1956) was an American biologist, professor of entomology and zoology, and sexologist who in 1947 founded the Institute for Sex Research at Indiana University, previously known as the Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender, and Reproduction.
Amy S. Grossberg (born 1978) delivered a baby at a Comfort Inn in Newark, Delaware, in November 1996, assisted only by her then-boyfriend Brian C. Peterson, who later threw the baby into a dumpster.
Baby Boomers (also known as Boomers) are the demographic cohort following the Silent Generation and preceding Generation X. There are varying timelines defining the start and the end of this cohort; demographers and researchers typically use birth years starting from the early- to mid-1940s and ending anywhere from 1960 to 1964.
A Bachelor of Arts (BA or AB, from the Latin baccalaureus artium or artium baccalaureus) is a bachelor's degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, sciences, or both.
Battle Creek is a city in the U.S. state of Michigan, in northwest Calhoun County, at the confluence of the Kalamazoo and Battle Creek rivers.
Bloomington is a city in and the county seat of Monroe County in the southern region of the U.S. state of Indiana.
Budding Prospects is a 1984 novel by T. C. Boyle.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The Channel Islands are an archipelago of eight islands located in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of southern California along the Santa Barbara Channel in the United States of America.
Charles John Huffam Dickens (7 February 1812 – 9 June 1870) was an English writer and social critic.
A Doctor of Philosophy (PhD or Ph.D.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries.
Drop City is a 2003 novel by American author T. Coraghessan Boyle.
East is East is a 1990 novel by American author T. Coraghessan Boyle.
Mary Flannery O'Connor (March 25, 1925August 3, 1964) was an American novelist, short story writer and essayist.
Fort Bragg is a coastal city along State Route 1 in Mendocino County, California.
Frank Lloyd Wright (born Frank Lincoln Wright, June 8, 1867 – April 9, 1959) was an American architect, interior designer, writer and educator, who designed more than 1,000 structures, 532 of which were completed.
Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez (6 March 1927 – 17 April 2014) was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist, known affectionately as Gabo or Gabito throughout Latin America.
Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.
Greasy Lake is a collection of short stories by T. Coraghessan Boyle published in 1985 by Viking Press.
Harper's Magazine (also called Harper's) is a monthly magazine of literature, politics, culture, finance, and the arts.
The Program in Creative Writing, more commonly known as the Iowa Writers' Workshop, at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa, is a much-celebrated graduate-level creative writing program in the United States.
John Simmons Barth (born May 27, 1930) is an American writer, best known for his postmodernist and metafictional fiction.
John Harvey Kellogg, M.D. (February 26, 1852 – December 14, 1943) was an American medical doctor, nutritionist, inventor, health activist, and businessman.
Katharine Dexter McCormick (August 27, 1875 – December 28, 1967) was a U.S. biologist, suffragist, philanthropist and, after her husband's death, heir to a substantial part of the McCormick family fortune.
Magical realism, magic realism, or marvelous realism is a genre of narrative fiction and, more broadly, art (literature, painting, film, theatre, etc.) that, while encompassing a range of subtly different concepts, expresses a primarily realistic view of the real world while also adding or revealing magical elements.
A Master of Fine Arts (MFA or M.F.A.) is a creative degree in fine arts, including visual arts, creative writing, graphic design, photography, filmmaking, dance, theatre, other performing arts—or in some cases, theatre management or arts administration.
Mendocino County is a county located on the north coast of the U.S. state of California.
Montecito (Spanish for "Little mountain") is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Santa Barbara County, California, located east of the City of Santa Barbara.
Mungo Park (11 September 1771 – 1806) was a Scottish explorer of West Africa.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The Niger River is the principal river of West Africa, extending about.
The Notable Names Database (NNDB) is an online database of biographical details of over 40,000 people of note.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States.
The Orlando Sentinel is the primary newspaper of Orlando, Florida and the Central Florida region.
Peekskill, officially the City of Peekskill, is a city in Westchester County, New York.
The PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction is awarded annually by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation to the authors of the year's best works of fiction by living American citizens.
PEN/Faulkner Foundation (est. 1980) is an independent charitable arts foundation which supports the art of writing and encourages readers of all ages.
The PEN/Malamud Award and Memorial Reading honors "excellence in the art of the short story", and is awarded annually by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation.
The Prix Médicis is a French literary award given each year in November.
Raymond Clevie Carver Jr. (May 25, 1938 – August 2, 1988) was an American short-story writer and poet.
The Rea Award for the Short Story is an annual award given to a living American or Canadian author chosen for unusually significant contributions to short story fiction.
Riven Rock is a 1998 novel by American author T. Coraghessan Boyle.
Robert Lowell Coover (born February 4, 1932) is an American novelist, short story writer, and T.B. Stowell Professor Emeritus in Literary Arts at Brown University.
Santa Barbara County, California, officially the County of Santa Barbara, is a county located in the southern region of the U.S. state of California.
Santa Barbara (Spanish for "Saint Barbara") is the county seat of Santa Barbara County in the U.S. state of California.
Selected Shorts is an event at New York’s Symphony Space on the Upper West Side, in which screen and stage actors read classic and new short fiction before a live audience.
A short story is a piece of prose fiction that typically can be read in one sitting and focuses on a self-contained incident or series of linked incidents, with the intent of evoking a "single effect" or mood, however there are many exceptions to this.
Southern California (colloquially known as SoCal) is a geographic and cultural region that generally comprises California's southernmost counties.
The Southern United States, also known as the American South, Dixie, Dixieland, or simply the South, is a region of the United States of America.
The State University of New York at Potsdam, also known as SUNY Potsdam, or, colloquially, Potsdam, is a public college in the village of Potsdam in St. Lawrence County, in the U.S. state of New York.
Thomas Coraghessan Boyle, also known as T. C. Boyle and T. Coraghessan Boyle (born December 2, 1948), is an American novelist and short story writer.
Talk Talk is a 2006 novel by T. C. Boyle.
The Bat Segundo Show was a podcast based in New York City run by writer and literary critic Edward Champion between 2004 and 2012.
The Harder They Come is a novel by T. Coraghessan Boyle published in March 2015.
The Inner Circle is a novel by T. C. Boyle first published in 2004 about the development of sexology in the United States and about Alfred Kinsey's rise to fame during the late 1940s and early 1950s as seen through the eyes of one of his loyal assistants.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
The Road to Wellville is a 1993 novel by American author T. Coraghessan Boyle.
The Tortilla Curtain (1995) is a novel by U.S. author T.C. Boyle about middle-class values, illegal immigration, xenophobia, poverty, and environmental destruction.
The Women is a 2009 novel by T. C. Boyle.
The Thomas Fire was a massive wildfire that affected Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, and one of multiple wildfires that ignited in Southern California in December 2017.
The University of Iowa (also known as the UI, U of I, UIowa, or simply Iowa) is a flagship public research university in Iowa City, Iowa.
The University of Southern California (USC or SC) is a private research university in Los Angeles, California.
Upstate New York is the portion of the American state of New York lying north of the New York metropolitan area.
Ventura County is a county in the southern part of the U.S. state of California.
Water Music is the first novel by T. C. Boyle, first published in 1982.
Westchester County is a county in the U.S. state of New York.
When the Killing's Done is a 2011 novel by T. C. Boyle.
Willits (formerly Little Lake and Willitsville) is a city in Mendocino County, California, United States.
Wisconsin is a U.S. state located in the north-central United States, in the Midwest and Great Lakes regions.
World's End is a 1987 historical fiction novel by T. C. Boyle.
Young adult fiction (YA) is a category of fiction published for readers in their youth.
A series of debris flows in Southern California occurred in early January 2018, particularly affecting areas northwest of Los Angeles in Santa Barbara County.