Department of English
invite you to, An Evening on the Rails, featuring Professors Richard Bausch and Tom Zoellner on Monday, October 13, 2014 at 4 p.m. in Henley Reading Room, Leatherby Libraries, Second Floor.
These two professors published books this year which described a particular stretch of rail in New Jersey. Come listen to the same view out the window seen from completely different perspectives – one from a novelist, the other from a nonfiction writer.
About the writers:
is the author of eleven novels and eight collections of stories, including the recently-published Before, During, After. His work has appeared in The Atlantic Monthly, Esquire, Harper’s, The New Yorker, Narrative, Gentleman’s Quarterly. Playboy, The Southern Review, New Stories From the South, The Best American Short Stories, O. Henry Prize Stories and The Pushcart Prize Stories. Richard is the winner of the 2013 REA award for Short Fiction, and is a professor of English at Chapman.
is the author of four nonfiction books, including the recently published Train: Riding the Rails that Created the Modern World,
from the Trans-Siberian to the Southwest Chief. His work has appeared in Harper’s, The Atlantic, Time, Foreign Policy, The Oxford American, Men’s Health, Slate and The Wall Street Journal, among other places. He is an associate professor of English at Chapman.