AlainFournier(18861914) was born in La Chapelle dAngillon and was killed in World War I after writing Le Grand Meaulnes, his only novel. Robin Buss(19392006) translated for Penguin Classics Henri Barbusses Under Fire. Adam Gopnikis a New Yorkerstaff writer and the author of Paris to the Moon.
Adam Gopnik is the author of Paris to the Moon and Through the Children's Gate and is a contributor to The New Yorker. He lives in New York City with his wife and two children. His most recent book is Angels and Ages: A Short Book About Darwin, Lincoln and Modern Life, a comparison about how those men changed our nation with their history-making actions.