Kurt Andersen is the author of three novels, True Believers, Heyday and Turn of the Century. His non-fiction books include Reset and The Real Thing. He also writes for television and the theater. In addition, he's host and co-creator of Studio 360, the Peabody Award-winning public radio program, and a regular contributor to The New York Times and Vanity Fair. Previously, he was a cultural writer for The New Yorker and Time, served as editor-in-chief and a columnist at New York, and co-founded Spy magazine. He graduated from Harvard College and received an honorary doctorate from the Rhode Island School of Design. He sits on the boards of the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum and Pratt Institute. He lives with his wife Anne Kreamer in Brooklyn.