Michel Schneider has written on psychoanalysis, Baudelaire, Proust, Schumann and Glenn Gould. His essay collection, Morts Imaginaires (Grasset, 2003), won the Médicis Essay Award. He lives in France.
Will Hobson's translations from French and German include the Goncourt Prize-winning The Battle by Patrick Rambaud (Picador), The Collector of Worlds by Iliya Troyanov (Faber) and Being Arab by Samir Kassir (Verso), which won the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Award 2007. He is the author of The Redstone Inkblot Test and A Household Box: Knock Knock! Who's There? We Are!.