Arthur Phillips has been a child actor, a jazz musician, a speechwriter, a dismally failed entrepreneur, and a five-time Jeopardy! champion. His first novel, Prague, a national bestseller, was named a New York Times Notable Book, and received The Los Angeles Times/Art Seidenbaum Award for best first novel. His second novel, The Egyptologist, was a national and international bestseller, and was on more than a dozen "Best of 2004" lists. Angelica, his third novel, was a national bestseller and made The Washington Post best fiction of 2007. His work has been translated into twenty-five languages. The Song Is You is his highly anticipated fourth novel. He lives in New York with his wife and two sons.
Julie Klam grew up in Bedford, NY. She has been a freelance writer since 1991, writing for such publications as “O, The Oprah Magazine,” “Rolling Stone,” “Harper’s Bazaar,” “Cookie,” “Allure,” “Glamour,” and “The New York Times Magazine” and her essay, “I’m Not Fat, I’m Pregnant” is including in the Harper Collins book The Organic Pregnancy. A graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts, Julie worked from 1999 – 2002 as writer for VH1’s Pop-Up Video, where she earned an Emmy nomination for Special Class Writing. She was also a Senior Writer on VH1’s Name That Video. Please Excuse My Daughter, her memoir, will be available in paperback August 7, 2009.
She lives in Manhattan with her husband, daughter and 4 dogs.
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