Heller McAlpinHeller McAlpin is a New York-based critic who reviews books regularly for NPR.org,The Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post, The Christian Science Monitor, The San Francisco Chronicle and other publications.
Johanna Adorjan, author of An Exclusive Love, was born in Stockholm and now lives in Berlin. She is an editor of the culture section of the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, and also writes theater and screenplay works.
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Maxine Hong Kingston also wrote The Woman Warrior, a creative nonfiction memoir about women at the intersection of Chinese and Western culture. She is a professor at the University of California, Berkeley.
Nora Ephron is the celebrated screenwriter of When Harry Met Sally..., Sleepless In Seattle, You've Got Mail and other films. She is a triple nominee for the Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay).