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Channeling Raymond Chandler

Channeling Raymond Chandler

March 1, 2008

In her new book, author Judith Freeman imagines herself slipping into the living room of her protagonists Raymond and Cissy Chandler. “I could close my eyes and be with them,” Freeman writes in The Long Embrace:…

The Age of Aquarius

The Age of Aquarius

December 1, 2007

Percival Everett never set out to tell the tale of a lunatic who repeatedly tortures a man. In Everett’s 20th book, The Water Cure (Graywolf Press, 2007), the narrator is Ishmael Kidder, who binds a man with duct tape,…

Multimedia Marketing

June 1, 2007

Marianne Wiggins, USC College professor of English, is promoting her latest novel The Shadow Catcher with a two minute video. In the video, Wiggins talks about the novel which includes the life of photographer Edward S. Curtis…

Everett Named Distinguished Professor

Everett Named Distinguished Professor

February 1, 2007

USC President Steven B. Sample has appointed Percival Everett II, award-winning novelist and professor of English in USC College, as a Distinguished Professor. This title, currently held by 17 professors university-wide, is…

Everett Wins PEN Literary Award

Everett Wins PEN Literary Award

December 12, 2006

Percival Everett II, USC College professor of English, has won the PEN USA 2006 Literary Award for his 15th novel, “Wounded,” a tale that tackles racial and sexual intolerance in America. The award is given each…

Talk Talk: An Evening with T.C. Boyle

Talk Talk: An Evening with T.C. Boyle

November 1, 2006

To view the Webcast, click here. On Nov. 2, world-renowned author T.C. Boyle, Distinguished Professor in USC College's English department, read from his new novel Talk Talk as part of the "Visions and Voices" series.Talk Talk…