This lecture will be held at MELLON MIDDLE SCHOOL, across the street from the library. The event is FREE to the public. No need to register.
Copies of O'Nan's new book, West of Sunset, as well as a few of his older titles, will be available to purchase at the event with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the library.
This is a part of Mt. lebanon public Library's Joseph Wertheim Memorial Author Lecture Series
Stewart O’Nan’s award-winning fiction includes Snow Angels, A Prayer for the Dying, Last Night at the Lobster, and Emily, Alone. Granta named him one of America’s Best Young Novelists. His new novel, West of Sunset, published in January of this year, is a portrait of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s last years in Hollywood.
Stewart will be the speaker at Mt. Lebanon Public Library’s Second Annual Joseph Wertheim Memorial Author Lecture, an event to honor the memory of Joe Wertheim, an avid reader and long-time library patron who had served nine years on the library board, including a term as President, and the President of the Friends of Mt. Lebanon Public Library.
Stewart O'Nan was born at St. Margaret's and raised in Point Breeze, where he delivered both the Pittsburgh Press and the Post-Gazette. He attended Linden School and Taylor Allderdice High School. Since returning to Pittsburgh he's read his work at Pitt, CMU, Duquesne, Chatham, Carlow and Point Park University. A Pirates season ticket holder since the bad old days, he lives in Regent Square. stewart-onan.com/