Meet T.C. Boyle

Author Supports Small Business Saturday

T.C. Boyle
Paul Wellman

This Saturday, Santa Barbarans can get help selecting just the right tome from one of the nation’s most heralded writers: T.C. Boyle. Boyle will inhabit Granada Books for one day, serving as a guest bookseller in support of Small Business Saturday, which encourages folks to patronize independent stores. The author’s stint is the result of a movement motivated by poet/writer/filmmaker Sherman Alexie who sent a letter to fellow authors to do their bit for independent bookshops. Calling the campaign “Indies First,” Alexie wrote, “Now is the time to be a superhero for independent bookstores … God knows they’ve helped us over the years.” The Shop Small event takes place Saturday, November 30, at Granada Books, 1224 State Street. For more information, call 845-1818 or visit


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