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Darin Strauss
Darin Strauss

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Darin Strauss is the bestselling author of three previous books. The recipient of a Guggenheim in fiction writing and numerous other awards, Strauss has seen his work translated into fourteen languages and published in more than twenty countries. He is a Clinical Associate Professor of Writing at New York University, and he lives with his wife and children in Brooklyn.

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Mr. Beluncle
A Novel
Written by V.S. Pritchett
Introduction by Darin Strauss


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: January 4, 2005
Price: $13.95

“Like most great comedy,” writes Darin Strauss in his Introduction, “Mr. Beluncle makes sport of the Stuffed Shirt, the Hypocritical Pious Gentleman, and the Tyrant, as well as the Big Spender–and all these descriptions fit a single character: Mr. Beluncle himself.” One of V. S. Pritchett’s most enduring characters, Mr. Beluncle... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Mr. Beluncle
A Novel
Written by V.S. Pritchett
Introduction by Darin Strauss


Format: eBook, 336 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: February 19, 2009
Price: $2.99

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Half a Life
A Memoir
Written by Darin Strauss


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $13.00

Winner, National Book Critics Circle Award (Autobiography)

Selected for 2011-2012 Honors Lecture of the Year at Arkansas State University (Jonesboro, AR)
Selected to address The Berkeley Carroll School (Brooklyn, NY)
Selected for common reading at College of Coastal Georgia (Brunswick, GA)
Selected as the 2012 Lambert Fellow at The Deerfield Academy (Deerfield, MA)
Selected for common...
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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and an eBook.

Half a Life
A Memoir
Written by Darin Strauss


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: May 31, 2011
Price: $9.99

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Also available as an unabridged audiobook download and a trade paperback.
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