Darin Strauss is the international bestselling author of the New York Times Notable books Chang and Eng and The Real McCoy. Also a screenwriter, he is adapting Chang and Eng with Gary Oldman, for Disney. The recipient of a 2006 Guggenheim Fellowship in fiction writing, he is a Clinical Associate Professor at NYU's Graduate school.
Darin Strauss recommends
History of a Suicide (2011)
"This is the kind of book that can teach us - all of us - about what it means to be a thinking, feeling human being. A book, in other words, that will teach you how to live."
Spaceman of Bohemia (2017)
"I beg you: take this strange, hilarious, profound, life-affirming trip into literary outer space."
Raising the Dad (2018)
"Raising the Dad mines family dysfunction for all of its complex truths and wild emotions. Tom Matthews strikes the damnedest balanceaching loss, brutal humoras his befuddled protagonist deals with mind-blowing circumstances."
The Book of M (2018)
"The Book of M is exciting, imaginative, unique, and beautiful. Shepherd proves herself not just a writer to watch, but a writer to treasure."
The Devoted (2018)
"Blair Hurley’s The Devoted is a thrilling, deep, fun, intense look at sex and faith, at East and West, at fraud and truth, at love and what it means to lose love. A remarkable debut, and more: a great read."
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