David Lipsky is a contributing editor at Rolling Stone magazine. His fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Best American Short Stories, The Best American Magazine Writing, The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, and many other publications. He contributes as an essayist to NPR’s All Things Considered, teaches in the MFA program at New York University, and is the recipient of a Lambert Fellowship, a Media Award from GLAAD, and a National Magazine Award. He’s the author of the novel, The Art Fair, and collection of stories, Three Thousand Dollars. His best-selling nonfiction book, Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself: A Road Trip with David Foster Wallace, was described by Time Magazine to be “the transcript of their brilliant conversations reads like a two-man Tom Stoppard play or a four-handed duet scored for typewriter” and National Public Radio called the book “a startlingly sad yet deeply funny postscript to the career of one of the most interesting American writers of all time”. His other nonfiction book, Absolutely American, was a Time Magazine Best Book of the Year.