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Darin Strauss

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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Half a Life
Written by Darin Strauss
Random House Trade Paperbacks | Trade Paperback | May 2011
$13.00/15.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-8253-4 (0-8129-8253-3)

In this powerful, unforgettable memoir, acclaimed novelist Darin Strauss examines the far-reaching consequences of the tragic moment that has shadowed his whole life. In his last month of high school, he was behind the wheel of his dad's Oldsmobile, driving with friends, heading off to play mini-golf. Then: a classmate swerved...

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Mr. Beluncle
Written by V.S. Pritchett, Introduction by Darin Strauss
Modern Library | Trade Paperback | January 2005
$13.95/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-8129-7379-2 (0-8129-7379-8)

“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





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