Clare Campbell is an author and journalist. She writes regularly for the Daily Mail and is a contributing editor to Marie Claire magazine. She is married to the author and historian, Christy Campbell, and lives in London with her husband and twelve year old son. She has grown up twin daughters.
One of Britain's most original writers, Angela Carter was highly lauded for her novels, short stories and journalism. She died in February 1992.
Sunetra Choudhury started her career with The Indian Express in 1999. In 2002 she began her TV career with Star News and then moved to NDTV in 2003. Since then, Sunetra has been an anchor and reporter covering everything from natural disasters to man-made ones, crime, investigations and politics. She lives in New Delhi and this is her first book.
Jonathan Fenby was the editor of the SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST. Before Before that he was deputy editor of the GUARDIAN and editor of the OBSERVER. He has covered France as a journalist since 1965 and was made a Chevalier of the French Order of Merit in 1990.
Chuck Fischer's paintings hang in some of the finest residences in the world. His designs have been reproduced on holiday ornaments and home furnishings, including wallpaper and fabrics in the permanent collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum.
Malcolm Gladwell is a writer for the NEW YORKER. This is his first book.
Philip Gould was senior strategic adviser to Tony Blair, and runs his own political consultancy. He lives with his wife, Gail Rebuck, and their two children in North London.
David H. Freedman
David H. Freedman is a contributing editor and columnist at Inc. magazine. He is a contributor to Newsweek, and has written on science, technology, and business
James Harkin is the author of Cyburbia and writes regularly for the Guardian and the Financial Times.
David Hooper is a senior partner of Biddle & Co, a prominent London firm of solicitors involved in many of the actions described in this book.
Sheena Iyengar is a profess at Columbia University, New York, whose work has been drawn on by, among others, Malcolm Gladwell.
CHALMERS JOHNSON, president of the Japan Policy Research Institute and professor emeritus at the University of California, San Diego, has written highly acclaimed books on Japan and Asia.
Patrick McDonnell is the creator of the MUTTS comic strip. He has illustrated for the New York Times, Sports Illustrated, Reader's Digest, Time, Parents and other journals,
Born in Saudi Arabia, Hugh Miles was educated in Libya and Eton and studied Arabic at Oxford and in the Yemen. He has written for the London Review of Books and the S. Times. He won The Times Young Journalist of the Year award in 2000.
Cole Moreton is an author, award-winning journalist and broadcaster. He lives by the sea in southern England.
Barack Obama is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office, and was inagurated as President on January 20, 2009
Rahul Pandita is a Delhi-based writer and journalist, formerly with the India Express Group and now with Open Magazine..
Ron Paul, a ten-term congressman from Texas, is the leading advocate of freedom in our nation's capital. He has devoted his political career to the defense of individual liberty, sound money and a non-interventionist foreign policy. Judge Andrew Napolitano calls him 'the Thomas Jefferson of our day.'
David Rothkopf is CEO of the Rothkopf Group, a consulting firm which advises on international economic and securty issues. He has written over 150 articles on international themes for the NEW YORK TIMES, the WASHINGTON POST, the FT and other leading publications worldwide.
Robert Scheer is currently Editor-in-Chief of Truthdig.com, 2007 Webby Award winner for best political blog.