Monday, May 18, 2015

William Boyle's Bookshelf


 What books are currently on your nightstand? 

BLOOD WILL OUT (Walter Kim); WICHITA STORIES (Troy James Weaver), WHAT ABOUT THIS: COLLECTED POEMS OF FRANK STANFORD, Elena Ferrante's Neopolitan Trilogy

Who is your all-time favorite novelist?
Richard Yates

What book might we be surprised to find on your shelves?
MUSHROOMS DEMYSTIFIED, David Arora

Who is your favorite fictional character?
Alison Johnson from Will Vlautin's NORTHLINE

What book do you return to?
Edouard Leve's AUTOPORTRAIT

William Boyle is the author of GRAVESEND and the short story collection, DEATH DON'T HAVE NO MERCY. He teaches writing at University of Mississippi and is from Brooklyn.

4 comments:

Margot Kinberg said...

Oh, this is great! I love how many books there are on those shelves. And it's interesting to 'meet' someone who has so many books I'm not familiar with.

Charles Gramlich said...

More new stuff for me. Good to know there are lots of good books and authors out there.

Prashant C. Trikannad said...

I love exploring books like these piled one over the other.

pattinase (abbott) said...

Don't we all, Prashant!