Alex Prud’homme is a journalist and the author of several non-fiction books. His latest effort is My Life in France, a book he wrote with Julia Child, about her coming of age in postwar Paris and Marseille. He has also written The Cell Game, about the ImClone scandal, and Forewarned, with Michael Cherkasky, about terrorism. His journalism has appeared in many publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Talk, Time, and People. His next book, Clean, Clear, and Cold, will be published in 2010 by Scribner. Learn more at his Web site.