|New York Author Darin Strauss to read from his memoir at Lewis University
Published: September 5, 2012.
Darin Strauss, New York University professor and author will be doing a special guest reading at 2 p.m. on Sept. 11 in Room AS-158 at Lewis University in Romeoville. Strauss will be reading from his memoir “Half a Life,” which received the National Book Critics Circle Award.
A recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship and winner of the American Library Association's Alix Award, Strauss is the author of the novels “Chang & Eng,” “The Real McCoy” and “More Than It Hurts You.” His works have been translated into 14 languages and published in 19 countries. Currently, he is a clinical associate professor at New York University’s creative writing program.
Lewis University is a Catholic university offering distinctive undergraduate and graduate programs to more than 6,500 traditional and adult students. Lewis offers multiple campus locations, online degree programs, and a variety of formats that provide accessibility and convenience to a growing student population. Sponsored by the De La Salle Christian Brothers, Lewis prepares intellectually engaged, ethically grounded, globally connected, and socially responsible graduates. The ninth largest private not-for-profit university in Illinois, Lewis has been nationally recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.