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Tony Perrottet

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The need for perpetual motion has always been Tony Perrottet's most obvious personality disorder. While studying history at Sydney University, the Australian-born Perrottet regularly disappeared hitch-hiking through the Outback, sailing the coast of Sumatra or traveling through rural India (enjoying a brief and inglorious career as a film extra in Rajasthan). After graduation, he moved to South America to work as a "roving correspondent," where he covered the Shining Path war in Peru, drug running in Colombia and several military rebellions in Argentina. A brief visit to Manhattan fifteen years ago convinced...

Glenn Stout

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Glenn Stout is the author, editor or ghostwriter of more than 90 books, including The Selling of the Babe, the groundbreaking Boston Globe bestseller Fenway 1912, bestsellers Red Sox Century and Yankees Century, and the critically acclaimed Nine Months at Ground Zero, and Young Woman and The Sea: How Trudy Ederle Conquered the English Channel and Inspired the World, now in development for Paramount Pictures. He has served as Series Editor for The Best American Sports Writing since its inception.

Glenn currently is at work on his next book, teaches and consults on all aspects of writing, including...