The prize-winning novelist and short story writer T.C. Boyle is notable for fiction that is at once socially engaged and also rich in humor. He won the Pen/Faulkner Award for his third novel World’s End, a sweeping novel set in the Hudson Valley. Named one of the Top 10 Books of 2015, The Harder They Come explores a legacy of violence among an aging Vietnam Vet and his son. Boyle’s shorter fiction appears regularly in The New Yorker and other major magazines.