After surviving WWII, Zosia Goldberg
(9/3/1918–3/3/2010) came to the United States, married, then moved to Caracas, Venezuela, to operate a garment business. She returned to the
United States after her husband's death with her son.
A poet, novelist, and critic, and a recipient of the American Book Award, Hilton Obenzinger
Cannibal Eliot and the Lost Histories of San Francisco
with Mercury House. He teaches American literature and honors writing at Stanford
University and lives in Palo Alto, California, with his wife.
Paul Auster is the bestselling author of Man in the Dark, Oracle Night, The Book of Illusions, and The New York Trilogy, among many other works. In 2006 he was awarded the Prince of Asturias Prize for Literature and inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His most recent book is Here and Now: Letters, 2008-2011 with Nobel-prize winning author J. M. Coetzee. Auster's work has been translated into thirty-five languages. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.