About the author
Jonathan Safran Foer
Jonathan Safran Foer (born 1977) is an American writer best known for his 2002 novel Everything Is Illuminated, as well as Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005) and Eating Animals (2009). He teaches creative writing at New York University. He lives in Brooklyn, New York, with his wife, the novelist Nicole Krauss, and their son, Sasha.