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Northeastern University Welcomes Acclaimed Fiction Writer

WHO/WHAT: Northeastern University’s “Meet the Author” series welcomes Stewart O’Nan, critically hailed as one of the most highly acclaimed fiction writers of his generation.

O’Nan, who co-wrote The New York Times bestseller Faithful with Stephen King, will discuss his new book Last Night at the Lobster. Described as a poignant portrait of a man on the verge of losing himself, Lobster tells the story of Manny DeLeon, a restaurant manager navigating a tricky last shift before the business closes its doors for good.

Touted as a moving novel about how we work, how we live and how we get to the next day with our spirits intact, DeLeon struggles to cope with his love for a waitress, his pregnant wife and a mutinous staff.

O’Nan is the award-winning author of In the Walled City and Snow Angels.

WHEN: Wednesday, November 7, 2007, from noon-1:30 pm.

WHERE: Snell Library, Northeastern University, 360 Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02115.

This event is co-sponsored by the Northeastern Libraries and the Northeastern Bookstore.

For more information, please contact Jason Kornwitz at 617-373-5471 or j.kornwitz@neu.edu.

About Northeastern

Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in interdisciplinary research, urban engagement, and the integration of classroom learning with real-world experience. The university’s distinctive cooperative education program, where students alternate semesters of full-time study with semesters of paid work in fields relevant to their professional interests and major, is one of the largest and most innovative in the world. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in six undergraduate colleges, eight graduate schools, and two part-time divisions. For more information, please visit www.northeastern.edu.

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