Jeff Tompkins was born in Hartford, CT and graduated from Brown University with a B.A. in Literature and Society. Today he is a writer and artist living in New York City. The Night Friends, his first novel, was published in 2012, and in 2013 he released Picture Show, an artist's book project based on an Osip Mandelstam poem. More information at http://jefftompkins.net and on Twitter via @Jeff_Tompkins.
Available again in ebook form, the crime classic Stephen King called "one of the greatest American novels of the 20th century", The End of Night, is ready for rediscovery by a new generation of readers.
Translating Leskov's delightfully 'slippery ventriloquism' is the latest project of indefatigable translators Richard Pevear and Larissa Volokhonsky, whose renderings of Tolstoy and Dostoevsky have effectively become the new standards over the past two decades.