Baylor graduate Arthur Golden ’74, who wrote the widely-acclaimed novel Memoirs of a Geisha, returns to his alma mater as a keynote speaker for the school's Cushman Guest Lecture Series on Monday.
Mr. Golden will address Upper School students from 9:50-10:25 a.m., and again to Middle School students from 11:50 a.m.-12:20 p.m. in the Alumni Chapel.
Memoirs of a Geisha
has sold more than four million copies in English and has been translated into 32 languages around the world. He is currently working on a second novel to be published next year, which he discussed in an WTCI-TV "A List" interview with host Alison Lebovitz in March, 2013 (http://bit.ly/1qrscbp
Mr. Golden is the son of Ruth Holmberg, publisher emeritus of the Chattanooga Times, and the great-grandson of New York Times andChattanooga Times owner and publisher Adolph Ochs.
The Cushman Guest Lecture Series honors retired faculty member, Bill Cushman '59.