Jeff Ragsdale has worked as stand-up comedian, actor, and home
builder. He lives in New York City.
David Shields is the author of 11 previous books, including
Reality Hunger: A Manifesto, named one of the best books of 2010 by
more than 30 publications, and The Thing About Life Is That One Day
You?ll Be Dead, a New York Times bestseller. His work has been
translated into 15 languages.