About the Author
Benjamin Stein grew up in East Berlin and has worked as an editor and correspondent for various computer magazines. He owns the author-run publishing house Editin Neue Moderne and writes the literary weblog "Turmsegler."
Brian Zumhagen has been a weekend anchor at WNYC since 2003. He received a grant from the Arthur F. Burns Fellowship to produce radio features for the twentieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. The Canvas is his first book translation.