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AUTHOR PROFILES
  • Stephen Clarke
    Stephen Clarke was born in St Albans, England, and grew up in Bournemouth ("England's answer to Malibu"), where he played bass in some of the worst rock bands in musical history before leaving town to study French and German at Oxford. He gained a first-class degree in Modern Languages, but refused to go for interviews with any big companies, and was told by his tutor, "if you have any children, don't send them here."  The tutor has since died.

  • Alan Riding
    Alan Riding was born in Brazil to British parents and was educated in Britain as an economist and a lawyer. Eventually he opted for a career in journalism, moving from London to New York with Reuters and then to Mexico with The Financial Times. In Mexico, Riding joined The New York Times and remained with the paper for 30 years.