A trio of uncollected stories from early in T. C. Boyle’s career, Rock and Roll Heaven shows all of the qualities that had people excited about Boyle from the beginning—great ideas, dazzling writing full of wit, black humor, and wisdom. These three stories were published in journals but have not been included as of yet in any of Boyle’s short story collections. Combined here, all Boyle fans have easy access to reading them now.
PRAISE FOR T.C. BOYLE
"Not every yam-spinner needs to be the philosopher king of an epoch. But when the spinner of yams is as adept at composing his tapestry as T. Coraghessan Boyle, he is a source of philosophy in others and, yes, he can call himself Maestro." —L.A. Times Book Review
"Boyle has, in his short fiction, calculated the pi of modem human life deep into the digits, achieving with scientific accuracy a set of twisted vignettes in which fallacies prevail and then injure or destroy." —Kansas City Star
ABOUT T. C. BOYLE
T. Coraghessan Boyle is the author of twenty-three works of fiction, including, most recently, After the Plague (2001), Drop City (2003), The Inner Circle (2004), Tooth and Claw (2005), The Human Fly (2005), Talk Talk (2006), The Women (2009), Wild Child (2010), When the Killing’s Done(2011) and San Miguel (2012).