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Neil Strauss addresses The Phil…

March 30, 2009

On Tuesday the 30th March, hundreds of eager students squeezed into the chamber of the GMB to hear author Neil Strauss (who also goes by the pen names of Style and Chris Powels) address the society. Strauss is a writer, journalist and ghost writer, known for his best-selling book The Game: Penetrating the Secret Society of Pickup Artists. He also regularly writes for the New York Times and is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone Magazine. The

Strauss told ous about the experiences behind his acclaimed book, The Game, in which he tells the tale of his two year transformation from ‘AFC’ (average frustrated chump) into legendary pickup artist Style. The book made a month-long appearance in the New York Times best sellers list and reached number 1 position on Amazon.com immediately after its release in the US.

Neil hung around the GMB for over an hour afterwards, meeting eager young fans and signing copies of his latest book ‘Emergency’.