| Dec 1, 2012
My first dog was a golden retriever named Tisha. Tisha was quiet and friendly, a perfect golden for a 4-year-old boy; my mother swears that when we took her to the vet one last time, as the dog lay dying on the operating table, Tisha lifted her head at...
| Dec 16, 2011
| 1:04 PM
Our club name comes from the special education organization we were all working for when we started the group.
Each member takes a turn choosing a title and a restaurant in the area at which to meet. That person also does a little research on the book...
| Dec 25, 2010
| 1:24 PM
Things to know about our club: Women Who Read has been in existence for 14 years, beginning as a small group of co-workers who then brought along friends and neighbors. We're a diverse group, with careers ranging from artist to scientist, but our love...
| Jan 31, 2010
And Other Stories
T. C. Boyle
Viking: 320 pp., $25.95
In "Thirteen Hundred Rats," one of the 14 stories in the latest collection from the seemingly inexhaustible T.C. Boyle, a recent widower finds himself the owner of a python. He's...
| Oct 8, 2009
Where you've seen her
Jess Weixler made her mark with "Teeth" (2007), a black comedy about a girl with vagina dentata, which is exactly what it sounds like it might be. She won a Special Jury Prize at Sundance for her performance. The 28-year-old has...
| Nov 14, 2004
Sex in the city. The words conjure up a flurry of images: smoky bars, one-night-stands, eager women exposing all manner of cleavage and prowling Casanovas drenched in bad cologne. In this hot-and-bothered depiction, everyone, it seems, is doing a little...
| Apr 17, 2003
Novelist T.C. Boyle isn't about to take the end of the world sitting down, especially not today. Just back from a monthlong book tour for "Drop City," his novel of counterculture meltdown, he knows there's no time to waste. The battle's gone personal, and...