Jean-Paul Didierlaurent lives in the Vosges region of France. His short stories have twice won the International Hemingway Award. The Reader on the 6:27 is his first novel. "
"Ros Schwartz has translated over 60 works of fiction and non-fiction from French including a new translation of Saint-Exupéry's The Little Prince. In 2009 she was made a Chevalier dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for her services to French literature.