Tim Mohr is an award winning translator of German novels, including <em>The Hottest Dishes of the Tartar Cuisine</em>, by Alina Bronsky, and the international best seller <em>Wetlands</em>, by Charlotte Roche. He spent several years as a staff editor at <em>Playboy</em> magazine, where he worked with such writers as Hunter S. Thompson, Matt Taibbi, John Dean, and Harvey Pekar. His final project with Thompson anchors Da Capo's book <em>Ancient Gonzo Wisdom</em>. His writing has appeared in the <em>New York Times</em> and <em>New York Times Book Review</em>, the <em>Daily Beast</em>, <em>New York</em> magazine, the <em>eXile</em>, and other publications. He collaborated with Duff McKagan on <em>It's So Easy (and other lies)</em>, McKagan's memoir. Prior to starting his writing career, he earned his living as a club DJ in Berlin.