Elaine Scarry is the Cabot Professor of Aesthetics and the General Theory of Value at Harvard University. Her book The Body in Pain was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. She lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.Noï¿½mie Vialard is a journalist and passionate writer about nature, plants--wild and cultivated--natural gardens and green cuisine. She gardens, ecologically of course, in Brittany.
Patrick Blanc holds a PhD in botany. He lives in Paris.