Theroux has been shortlisted for the "Stanford Dolman Travel Book of The Year" for his novel Deep South. The winner will be announced on Feb 2, 2017. Read more, (and about the 5 other authors shortlisted) here.
Op-Ed piece by Theroux, published in The New York Times.
The recent issue of The Smithsonian Magazine includes 'Myth and Reason on the Mexican Border', A 2000 mile journey by Theroux, along the US/Mexico border. Read it here.
The New Yorker Magazine features a fiction story by Theroux this month, called Upside-Down Cake. Read Deborah Treisman's Q&A with Theroux, then read, the story, here.
Theroux made an appearance on Rick Steve's podcast this week to discuss his latest book, Deep South.
Theroux wrote a short piece for "W" magazine on the style of the islands. Read more, here.
Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand online magazine) published this interview with Theroux discussing his celebrity family and his love of Hawaii and Cape Cod
This NY Times article details Theroux's interests in foraging and living off the land, as well as his favorite egg-cooking skillet. Read more Here.
Here's Theroux's gift buying tips for fellow travelers, courtesy of The National Post.
Listen to an interview about Deep South by Christopher Lydon on Radio Open Source here.
Interview by The New York Times: Sunday Book Review, Read here.
Hear a great interview on KQED's The Forum with Michael Krasny. Find it on any podcast player (such as iTunes, etc)
Thanks to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for allowing us to run another contest for Theroux fans! There were tons of correct answers to the question: "What is Paul Theroux's only book that is set in the future?" (Answer: O-Zone) The three winners are Dick Feutz, Riley Vujovich, and Mariana Branco (assuming they all reside in the US!)Thanks to all the fans for playing!
Theroux wrote an Opinion piece for The New York Times titled: The Hypocrisy of 'Helping' the Poor
If you want to read other journalist's opinions on his stance:Forbes Magazine and also New York Magazine.
Nice interview with Theroux in The Wall Street Journal: Link here.
New Vanity Fair article: 'On the Road with Paul Theroux: Photographs and Words from His New Book' Read here.
To enter to win one of three free copies of Paul Theroux's new book, Deep South, email firstname.lastname@example.org the answer to "What is Paul Theroux's only book set in the future?" Contest ends Oct 8, 2015. Thanks to Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for sponsoring this great giveaway! Anyone over 18 can win, within the USA.
Also included in the latest (July) issue is an article on Harper Lee and Alabama: click here.
In the current issue of the Smithsonian Magazine, find and article on the "Soul of The South", a prelude to the book that will be published in September. Read article here.
Listen to Theroux speak about Harper Lee, To Kill A Mockingbird, Monroeville, and more here.
Watch Theroux on Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown! Aired on CNN, but available to purchase on Amazon Prime-streaming videos for $1.99. Read more here.
Theroux wins Patron's Medal from Queen Elizabeth. Click for video.
Another YouTube video from Jaipur Literary Festival- this one is a panel discussion regarding Naipaul's "A House for Mr. Biswas". Click here.
Watch Theroux's talk at the Jaipur Literary Festival, here.
Theroux has been slated to speak at the Zee Jaipur Literary Festival in New Delhi, India. The festival will be held from Jan 21-25, 2015. Naipaul, Theroux's mentor and later foe, will also be speaking at the festival. Read more here.
Great Q&A by Dora Cheok for Bloomberg-- Insight on his recent travels in the American South. Read here.
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt has released their travel collection 'Best American Travel Writing 2014'. This year Theroux has written the introduction and was the guest editor. Purchase from Houghton Mifflin directly or your favorite bookstore, today!
Great Theroux interview on NPR. Check it out, here .
Theroux's fiction book The Elephanta Suite has been adapted into a screenplay and will be made into a movie. For more info, go to The Hollywood Reporter .
Read "Action" in The New Yorker Magazine- a story set in Boston in the late 50's. Read here .
Find the latest Paul Theroux read at The Smithsonian. "The Soul of The South" is an excellent teaser for his upcoming travel book on the South.