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Book Reviews by TCB
Film & Video
Audio Files & Recordings
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"For those of you seeking information, relief is in sight. Sandye, of message-board fame, is preparing to link us to every conceivable site extant." -- T. Coraghessan Boyle, 12/12/99
The Frank Lloyd Wright Web Guide
Frank Lloyd Wright - PBS site Companion piece to the Ken Burns documentary; contains extremely comprehensive list of links as well as bio,
Guggenheim Museum Bilbao
The Vontz Center for Molecular Studies Frank Gehry's brick "marshmallow" building, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1999
Wright on the Web Bookstore Books and other materials (including CD-ROM) about the architect's work
Artists for War Child
Tom Bacher An artist with childhood fixations on glow-in-the-dark objects expands our visual point of reference with these spectacular paintings
CyberTimes arts @ large index The New York Times' way of checking out the "intersection of technology and the arts, including Web-based art exhibits, interactive music, hypertext fiction and other expressions of digital creativity"
Dia Center for the Arts
James Duesing The animator's Carnegie-Mellon home site; contains links to animated works "Cultural Tourism"; "Law of Averages"; "Maxwell's Demon"; "Tugging the Work"; "Impetigo" and Absolut Vodka ad among others
Franklin Furnace Archive "On a mission from God to make the world safe for avant-garde art"
Headlands Center for the Arts An experimental laboratory for artists from the U.S. and around the world to come together, working collaboratively in extended residencies, to create new works in the San Francisco Bay area's former military barracks
Saw Theater Bunraku, marionettes, shadow puppets all come into play in this surreal work by Mark Fox; featured in the Henson Foundation's International Festival of Puppetry
Tom X. Chao New York-based performance artist and former TCB student
The Antioch Review From that hotbed of radical activity, Yellow Springs, Ohio!
Arts & Letters Daily An updated report of news and reviews
ArtsJOURNAL.com. The Daily Digest of Arts & Cultural Journalism Get a glimpse of what's happening in the arts by perusing the articles compiled from 180 newspapers, magazines and publications featuring writing about arts and culture. Site has the best page of arts and culture Links I've ever found, with newspapers, magazines, alternative weeklies, radio/TV, online, and book review sites
The Atlantic Monthly
Associated Writing Programs (AWP) Supporting writers and writing programs around the world since 1967
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC T.C. Boyle's British publisher
The Bloomsbury Review TCB interview in Nov/Dec 1989 issue, Available $4
Book Search Engine
BookWeb.org American Booksellers Association; the not-for-profit trade association representing independent bookstores nationwide
Books on Tape
Carver; The Raymond Carver Website A lovely tribute site to the late master of the short story; designed and maintained by Tom Luce.
Chez Bergery: post-modernism French site (in English) with links to fiction, ideas, français, cinema, video, images
Columbia Guide to On-Line Style
Contemporary American Authors writer websites compiled by About.com
Don DeLillo Society These guys don't play around
Editions Grasset & Fasquelle TCB's French publisher
Eighteenth-Century Life addresses all aspects of European and world culture during the long eighteenth century, 1660-1832. Part of Project Muse; requires registration and subscription fee
Einaudi Italian publisher of TCB's book América
The Elements of Style by William J. Strunk; the classic
Galaxia Gutenberg TCB's Spanish publisher
Gargarney A site for comic short fiction. Feel free to submit.
The Georgia Review
Granta Books, T. Coraghessan Boyle author page
Granta - Number 44, Available $11.65 - Little America
Granta - Number 9, Available $11.65 - Greasy Lake
Hanser Verlag TCB's German publisher
Hayden's Ferry Review Arizona State University's literary journal
Internet Anagram Server A Scrabble player's dream--or is it a nightmare? With an air of desperation, "I, Rearrangement Servant" provides a plethora of English phrases, sometimes making sense, more often not...
Interview Magazine at The Andy Warhol Museum Archives
The Iowa Review
Iowa Writers' Workshop
Library of Congress Homepage With links to the LOC Catalogs, Collections and Research Services; the U.S. Copyright Office; and Thomas, the official site of the U.S. Congress
Lit Engine The Literary Guide to the Internet
Literary Resources--20th Century British and Irish Great reference site maintained by Jack Lynch of Rutgers University
Michigan Quarterly Review
Modern Fiction Studies publishes essays on all aspects of modern and contemporary fiction welcoming theoretical perspectives. Part of Project Muse; requires registration and subscription fee
MP3 Lit.com Free spoken word recordings from your favorite authors
New Literary History Journal focusing on theory and interpretation. Part of Project Muse; requires registration and subscription fee
New York Review of Books
The New Yorker Back issues available
The New Yorker Festival T.C. Boyle reads May 5, 2000; see schedule here
The North American Review
Outside Magazine Still waiting for that excerpt from "A Friend of the Earth"...
The Paris Review
Issue #152, Fall 1999, Available $12 - Going Down
Issue #136, Fall 1996, Available $30 - Rapture of the Deep
Issue #110, Spring 1989, Available $10 - The Ape Lady in Retirement
Issue #93, Fall 1984, Available $15 - The Hector Quesadilla Story
Issue #85, Fall 1982, Available $15 - Ike and Nina
Issue #84, Spring 1982, Available $15 - Greasy Lake
Issue #78, Summer 1980, Available $15 - Mungo Among the Moors
Issue #72, Winter 1977, Available $10 - The Second Swimming
Issue #69, Spring 1977, Available $10 - Descent of Man
Penguin Books Publisher of TCB's trade paperbacks
Poets and Writers Online Resources for Creative Writers
Postmodern Culture The pioneering electronic journal now in its 7th year. Part of Project Muse; requires registration and subscription fee
The Postmodernism Generator Be afraid--be very afraid! No, it isn't you--it makes no sense at all...
Project Muse Scholarly journals on-line. Requires registration and subscription fees
R.R. Bowker's Bookwire Inside the book business; links to Publishers' Weekly; Books in Print; and more
South Dakota Review
Story Quarterly It's only published annually and very hard-to-find--but we're trying...
WAG The magazine for decadent readers
The Writer The Pioneer Magazine for Literary Workers; back issues available for $4 each
Yahoo Literary News Comprehensive index to the top stories of the day; also contains 15 links to news and book review sources
Zoetrope All Story Download current issue as a PDF file
Zoetrope All Story On-line submissions
I prefer Sankai Juku
Budding Prospects Another version
Roger Ebert Movie Files
Internet Movie Database The most comprehensive resource for film on the web. Search by title, director, actor(s), etc.
David Mamet "Caught in the Web" Inter(net)view on The Spanish Prisoner. In Real Video or Quicktime
Mohonk Mountain Hotel Resort served as the base for the Kellogg Sanitarium in the film The Road to Wellville
Spaceyland The official Kevin Spacey fan site
Sputnik 7 Short films on demand
From Script to Screen A site devoted to cinematic storytelling
A Toxic Heritage: The Hudson River PCB Story In straightforward yet scientifically exacting terms, Clearwater´s researchers and a cast of star environmental scientists describe the history of polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) dumping by General Electric, its effects on wildlife and humans, and outline a strategy for cleaning the Hudson River in this 1998 documentary. Site includes 27 minute streaming video for Real Player.
M.F.K. Fisher Les Dames d'Escoffier International celebrates the life and work of M.F.K. Fisher
Insects as Food Do we really want to know?
Iron Chef The Food Network's raucous and frenetic entry in how-to television. A Japanese original--welcome to Kitchen Stadium. Would Boyle-san be tempted to try a little of that broccoli ice cream?
Pommes Frites A good reason to visit New York; review from the Official French Fries Page
SOAR Berkeley's Searchable Online Archive of Recipes; over 67,000 recipes currently indexed
Writers/Artists Snacking at Work Beware! It had to happen: arty types rate the best/worst in snack foods on a scale of 1-10 scale, based on packaging, taste, looks and which South Park character would like it best...
Audio Street British website; buy CD's not yet released in the U.S.
John Coltrane Previously listed site has disappeared; here's a new one with discographies, recordings, photos, and much more, including a search utility
Lynn Harrell Looking for moody cello concerti? Here's a conversation with a guy who plays one of Jackie du Pre's old cellos...
Paavo Jarvi Official site
Christian Kiefer Homepage of this writer, musician and former T.C. Boyle student
Mercury Lounge Site of T. Coraghessan Boyle reading for New Yorker 75th Anniversary Celebration, May 5, 2000
The Naked Carmen Long before becoming widely known as the composer of The Red Violin, John Corigliano created a bizarre recording-only version of Bizet's Carmen (1970), with Melba Moore as Carmen, Mary Bruce and Her Star Buds dancing Stop Time, and a sound collage featuring the voice of Spiro Agnew and references to the likes of Daniel (the Red) Cohn-Bendit (!). Original album notes and cover photo are here, unfortunately no audio clips
Napster What ARE they talking about? Not available for Mac
Official Ray Davies Website Nothing to do with TCB--Sandye just likes The Kinks
Shanghai Love Motel This NY-based quartet claims to have nicked the title line of their song "If the River Was Whiskey" from the "same well-traveled folk tune...as T. Coraghessan Boyle did"
A Patti Smith Babelogue If she ever did it, it's probably here somewhere. Amazingly conprehensive
Pollstar The concert hotwire; check here for dates and venues
Virtual Cat Scan Say it isn't so...
The Evolution of Alphabets Page Whether it's Cuneiform, Phoenician, Arabic, Hebrew, Modern Cyrillic, Greek or Latin, you'll find it here and see it evolve through animation
Feynman Online Site devoted to the legendary scientist, teacher, raconteur, and musician.
The Goatee Gallery A brief history and a lot of lame examples
Perpetual Bubble Wrap Totally useless--it just won't stay popped!
The Darwin Awards Evolution in Action
The Old Hippie "Dedicated to all us old hippies. We managed to survive!"
Potatoland A totally gonzo site, known for its Virtual Page Shredder and Virtual Landfill. Also the home of some of the most peculiarly involving play areas ever. Just click your mouse away and watch the pages mutate...
The Public 8-Ball Not an imitation 8-Ball written in web script, but the real thing, being shaken and read just for you!
The Inscrutable 8-Ball Revealed Procedure for disassembling Magic 8-Ball; children--don't try this at home!
Valley URL Translate any site into Val Speak--like totally!
Radio and Television
Facets Video On-Line T. Coraghessan Boyle: World's End video; part of the series A Moveable Feast: Profiles of Contemporary American Authors (1991); available at $19.99
Les netcams de Canal+ Live from Paris: it's two studio cams (trained on the usually empty "Nulle Part Ailleurs" set -- at least by normal U.S. snooping times) and one in the hallway near the snack machines. This is where TCB said he was interviewed prior to his 2/2000 interview. Cameras live on the web 24/7...
Nulle Part Ailleurs The Canal+ television series with the coolest guest list (in French). This is the current week's list. Programs are webcast--just figure out your time difference...
PBS - Arts Programming Links
Charlie Rose PBS series featuring the best in current events and arts interviews. Check frequently since previously announced guests are often pre-empted for breaking news. TCB guested 3 times to date. Shows only archived to 1996; no search engine
Selected Shorts Isaiah Sheffer's program showcasing readings of contemporary short stories by actors and authors. Heard weekly on many National Public Radio affiliates.
TV Industry.com The daily TV Industry Resource
TV Now Entertainment Don't waste time. "Appointment viewers" can search here by Actor/Actress/Director name and pull up a full month's worth of programs at once.
Babelfish Alta Vista translation service
Babson College Horn Library A great reference site with links to Writers' Resources: Dictionaries, Thesauri, Citing; Telephone/Postal Code Directories; Encyclopedias; Maps and Atlases; Library Catalogs; News and Weather; and Biographical Information
Babylon Dictionary, translator (10 languages), text to speech, and currency converter. Free download. PC only
Boyles in History A brief overview of the Boyle family in Ireland
CultureFinder Search over 350,000 theater, music , opera, dance and visual arts events
Dictionary.com If it had to do with words, it's here. Dictionaries, English and foreign language; Roget's Thesaurus; style guides; citation guides, etc.
Dogpile.com Search 11 search engines simultaneously, as well as Usenet, Newscrawler and more
EuroSeek Search in 39 different languages; even includes Esperanto!
Google Do you feel lucky? Search engine categories results by number of accurate hits
Grammar Lady - We all make mistakes; just ask the grammar lady...
How to Search the Web: A Guide To Search Tools by Terry A. Gray. An excellent guide explaining exactly how to query a variety of search engines
Internet Search FAQ How to Find Information, People, Research Data and Almost Anything Else on the Net
Metagrid - Newspapers and Magazines Comprehensive website with hundreds of magazines (by subject listing) and newspapers from all over the world
Northern Light "Just what you've been searching for"; in addition to providing superior search capabilities, Northern Light also has extensive links to hard to find older newspaper articles available for downloading at a $2.95 per fee
Top 100 U.S. Newspapers Alphabetical listing by city name
URLs for a Rainy Day Websites Recommended by Users, to Help you find Anything and Everything on the Net
The Village Voice
WebTop.com Search in Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, or a combination of all six
Alibris Books you thought you'd never find
BackInPrint.com A service of the Authors' Guild. Authors offer their private stock of out-of-print books
The Boyle Shoe For ladies only; from Le Palais de la Chaussure (le magasin de l'extreme) - thanks to J. Tombeur
Comme des Garcons Parfums Rei Kawakubo's unconventional fragrances, including White; Odeur 53; and 2. Site has a bizarre trailing cursor
Sephora Eschewing the "hard sell" to give you what you wantóFreedom, Beauty and Pleasure
Style 365 Alessi, Miyake, Balducci's, Zabar's, Starck, Poilane, Vuitton; the ultimate example of conspicuous consumption. Check out the amazing Miyake/Pleats Please animation upon loading the site
Urban Decay "Inspired by the beautiful hues of our urban landscape"
Locaflat Paris Short term apartment rentals in Paris
New York Theater Wire Cool site lists theater, dance, performance art, music, alternative and international happenings
Let's go to Morocco!
Time Out Places to go? Sights to be seen? Check out the 32 worldwide City Travel Guides located here
U.S. State Department Passport Services and Information
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