Adam Mansbach's novels include The End of the Jews,
winner of the California Book Award, and the best-selling Angry
Black White Boy, a San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of
2005. His fiction and essays have appeared in the New York Times
Book Review, the Believer, Granta, the Los Angeles
Times, and many other publications. He was the 2010-2011 New
Voices Professor of Fiction at Rutgers University. His daughter,
Vivien, was his inspiration for Go the F*** to Sleep.Ricardo
Cortes has illustrated books about marijuana (It's Just a
Plant), electricity, the Jamaican bobsled team, Chinese food,
and A Secret History of Coffee, Coca & Cola. His work has
been featured in the New York Times, Vanity Fair, Entertainment
Weekly, New York Magazine, the Village Voice, the San
Francisco Chronicle, and on the O'Reilly Factor and CNN.
He lives in Brooklyn, NY.