Adam Ross is the author of Mr. Peanut, a 2010 New York Times Notable Book and named one of the best books of the year by The New Yorker, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The New Republic, and The Economist. Ladies and Gentlemen, his short story collection, was included in Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2011. His nonfiction has been published in The New York Times Book Review, The Daily Beast, The Wall Street Journal, The Nashville Scene, and Tin House. His fiction has appeared in The Carolina Quarterly and Five Chapters. Adam lives in Nashville with his wife and two daughters.