University of Mississippi

Jonathan Lethem to read on Tuesday, February 13th at 6 PM at the Depot.

Jonathan Lethem, the Roy E. Disney ’51 Professor of Creative Writing at Pomona College, is the author of ten novels, including Girl In Landscape and The Fortress of Solitude. His fifth, Motherless Brooklyn, won the 1999 National Book Critic’s Circle Award. His eleventh, The Feral Detective, will be published in November. His fiction has been translated into over thirty languages, and his stories and essays have appeared in Harper’s, The New Yorker, Granta, The London Review of Books and many other periodicals. In 2005 he was awarded a Macarthur Foundation Fellowship; he was also a 2015 Fellow of The American Academy in Berlin.