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Steven Nadis: Shape of a Life

Harvard geometer, Fields medalist, and McArthur Award recipient Shing-Tung Yau grew up in poverty in China and Hong Kong. A teacher’s recommendation enabled him to pursue doctoral studies at the University of California, Berkeley. In The Shape of a Life: One Mathematician’s Search for the Universe’s Hidden Geometry, Yau and NASW member Steven Nadis tell Yau’s engaging story and explore his work.

Thanks to the work of the freelance committee, NASW members now qualify for discount membership to the National Writers Union (NWU). This cooperative agreement allows NASW members to receive the advice, power, and backing of NWU in resolving payment disputes with publishers. NWU, a fellow member of the Authors Coalition, is the only labor union that represents freelance writers working in all genres, formats, and mediums.