The Relive Box and Other Stories (Hardcover)
T.C. Boyle is an American novelist and short-story writer. Since the mid-1970s, he has published eighteen novels and twelve collections of short stories. He won the PEN/Faulkner Award in 1988 for his third novel, World’s End, and the Prix Médicis étranger (France) in 1995 for The Tortilla Curtain. His novel Drop City was a finalist for the 2003 National Book Award. Most recently, he has been the recipient of the Mark Twain American Voice in Literature Award, the Henry David Thoreau Prize, and the Jonathan Swift Prize for satire. He is a Distinguished Professor of English Emeritus at the University of Southern California and lives in Santa Barbara.
“Fans and new readers alike will appreciate Boyle’s droll humor, eye for detail, and seemingly inexhaustible imagination.” — Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
“Boyle makes the incredible credible through detail, and his narrative voices convincing through rhythm and attitude. He can be funny, touching, or both.” — Publishers Weekly
“Boyle’s substantial collection is funny, disarming, and crushing, haunting and beautiful.” — Booklist (starred review)
“...A timely collection that explores the decline of nature and the takeover of technology. . . . Boyle is a master mood-mixer, and this funny-scary-sad collection is filled with stories to be savored.” — BookPage