Neal Shusterman

Neal Shusterman is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty award-winning books for children, teens, and adults, including The Unwind Dystology, The Skinjacker trilogy, Downsiders, and Challenger Deep, which won the National Book Award. Scythe, the first book in his newest series Arc of a Scythe, is a Michael L. Printz Honor Book. He also writes screenplays for motion pictures and television shows. The father of four children, Neal lives in California. Visit him at Storyman.com and Facebook.com/NealShusterman.

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Dry
Thunderhead
Scythe
UnBound
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BARNES & NOBLE (THE GROVE)
Talk & Signing
189 The Grove Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90036
OCT 24
MYSTERIOUS GALAXY BOOKS
Talk & Signing
5943 Balboa Ave
Ste 100
San Diego, CA 92111
OCT 29
YALLFEST
Closing Keynote
Charleston Music Hall
37 John St
Charleston, SC 29403
NOV 10
BOOKS & BOOKS
Talk & Signing
265 Aragon Avenue
Coral Gables, FL 33134
NOV 27

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Try to see things differently -- It's the only way to get a clearer perspective on the world and on your life.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Being with my kids, while eating sushi, on a cruise, having just reached my "goal weight," after e-mailing a final draft of my best book yet, on New Years Eve.

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. A serious issue with organization and laundry.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. General Tso's chicken.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. They wouldn't be overused if I knew what they were.

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November 02, 2009

I spent two nights in the Haunted Mansion last month. No, really. It was bizarre. When I travel, I usually just go in for a Marriott, or Comfort Suites — you know the typical, predictable hotels that are so uniform, I can’t remember what city I’m in when I wake up in the morning. But every once in a while, I’ll go for a bed-and-breakfast. Especially when I’m someplace picturesque and rural. I’ve come across some of the coolest B&Bs around the US. The Cobblestone Manor in Rochester Michigan, the Bonnynook inn Waxahachie, Texas. And then there’s the Evergreen in Anderson, South Carolina. Okay, to be fair, the... see more

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