The Women (Viking)
This richly layered conversation with T.C. Boyle centers on the subjects of art and arrogance. The Women is a biographical novel, a fiction derived from the life of Frank Lloyd Wright, focused particularly on Wright's up-and-down experiences with women. How to separate the arrogance of the artist from his art and, more to the point, more mischievously, how to separate bad-boy Boyle from bad-boy Wright, his subject?