Yasmina Reza is a playwright and novelist whose plays have all been multi-award-winning critical and popular successes and have been translated into more than thirty languages. She has written six books, including Dawn Dusk or Night: A Year with Nicolas Sarkozy (Knopf 2008). She lives in Paris. John Cullen is the translator of many books from Spanish, French, German, and Italian, including Yasmina Khadra's Middle East Trilogy (The Swallows of Kabul, The Attack, and The Sirens of Baghdad), Eduardo Sacheri's The Secret in Their Eyes (Other Press), Carlos Zanon's The Barcelona Brothers (Other Press) and Rithy Panh's The Elimination (Other Press). He lives in upstate New York. The author lives in Paris, France.