John Robert Lennon is the author of six novels, including "Happyland," serialized in Harper's in 2006, and the forthcoming "Castle." He is also the author of "Pieces for the Left Hand," a collection of 100 anecdotes, and is an assistant professor of English at Cornell University. Lennon is also a musician and composer.

The event is part of the Creative Writing Program's spring 2008 Reading Series, which features established and emerging artists.

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