Events & Exhibits - Fall 2003
Author Linda Fairstein to Receive Distinguished Author Award
- Best-selling crime novelist Linda Fairstein has been named as the recipient of the 2003 Royden B. Davis, S.J. Distinguished Author Award. Ms. Fairstein will be honored at a dinner sponsored by the Friends of the Weinberg Memorial Library at 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2003. The event will take place in The University of Scranton’s Eagen Auditorium.
- Ms. Fairstein is the author of a series of crime novels featuring Manhattan prosecutor Alex Cooper. Her most recent novel is The Bone Vault. Other books in the series are Final Jeopardy (1996), Likely to Die (1997), Cold Hit (1999), and The Deadhouse (2001), which was translated into more than 12 languages. The Deadhouse also debuted on The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The London Times bestseller lists.
- A former prosecutor for the New York County District Attorney's Office, where she was chief of the Sex Crimes Prosecution Unit, Ms. Fairstein is also t he author of a non-fiction work, Sexual Violence: Our War Against Rape (1993), a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.