Jay Neugeboren is the author of twenty books, including two prize-winning novels (The Stolen Jew, Before My Life Began), two award-winning books of nonfiction ( Imagining Robert, Transforming Madness), and four collections of award-winning stories. His stories and essays have appeared in The New York Review of Books, The New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly, The American Scholar, Ploughshares, Best American Short Stories, The O. Henry Prize Stories, etc. His most recent novel is The Other Side of the World. His upcoming novel is The American Sun & Wind Moving Picture Company. He lives in New York City.