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Béla Zsolt was one of Hungary's best-known writers in the early twentieth century. Born in 1895, he served in the Austro-Hungarian Army from 1914 to 1918 and in a Hungarian-Jewish forced-labour unit in 1942-1943. In 1944, after a spell in a Hungarian ghetto and a German concentration camp, he found refuge in Switzerland. In 1945 he returned to Hungary and in 1947 became an anti-communist member of parliament. He died in 1949. Ladislaus Löb was born in Transylvania. He is Emeritus Professor of German at the University of Sussex.
Caren Zucker is an award-winning veteran television news producer who has worked most extensively with ABC News. She also produced and cowrote a six-part series on autism for PBS in 2011.
Randi Zuckerberg is the CEO and founder of Zuckerberg Media, a tech-savvy production company, and editor-in-chief of Dot Complicated, a modern lifestyle newsletter and blog. Previously, she was a marketing executive for Facebook for six years, where she pioneered live streaming initiatives and struck groundbreaking deals with ABC and CNN. She is Emmy nominated and ranked among the "50 Digital Power Players" by the Hollywood Reporter. As a loving mum to her two-year-old son and a proud new aunt, she hopes to share this book with the children of this modern generation (and their parents!). Randi lives with her husband, Brent, and son, Asher, in Silicon Valley.
Gregory Zuckerman is a special writer at the Wall Street Journal. He writes about big financial trades, hedge funds, private-equity firms and other investing and business topics. He's a three-time winner of the Gerald Loeb Award, the highest honour in business journalism. Zuckerman is the author of The Greatest Trade Ever and The Frackers, and he appears regularly on CNBC, Fox Business and other networks around the world. He lives in New York.
Mitchell Zuckoff is a professor of journalism at Boston University and a No. 1 New York Times bestselling author. Previously, he was a reporter and writing coach for the Boston Globe, where he was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize in investigative reporting. His honors include the PEN/Winship Award for Nonfiction, the Distinguished Writing Award from the American Society of Newspaper Editors, The Livingston Award for International Reporting, and The Heywood Broun Award, among others. He received a master's degree from the University of Missouri and was a Batten Fellow at the University of Virginia. He lives outside Boston. His website is www.mitchellzuckoff.com
Anthony E. Zuiker is the creator and executive producer of the most watched television show in the world, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. He produces all three editions of the CSI franchise: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, CSI: Miami and CSI: NY. Zuiker lives with his family in Las Vegas and Los Angeles.
Gary Zukav is the bestselling author of The Dancing Wu Li Masters, The Seat of the Soul, Soul Stories, and many others. Published in 30 languages, he is a graduate of Harvard University and a former US Army Special Forces (Green Beret) officer who fought in Vietnam. www.seatofthesoul.com
Andrew Zurcher is Director of Studies in English at Queens' College, Cambridge, and a leading international expert on the works of Spenser, Sidney and Shakespeare. Twelve Nights, published in 2018, was his first novel.
MARKUS ZUSAK is the bestselling author of six novels, including THE BOOK THIEF. His books have been translated into more than forty languages, to both popular and critical acclaim. He lives in Sydney with his wife and two children. Find Markus on his blog www.zusakbooks.com Facebook /markuszusak Instagram @markuszusak .
Stefan Zweig was born in 1881 in Vienna to a wealthy Austrian-Jewish family. Recognition as a writer came early for Zweig; by the age of forty, he had already won literary fame. In 1934, with Nazism entrenched, Zweig left Austria for England, and became a British citizen in 1940. In 1941 he and his second wife went to Brazil, where they committed suicide. Zweig's best-known works of fiction are Beware of Pity (1939) and The Royal Game (1944), but his most outstanding accomplishments were his many biographies, which were based on psychological interpretation.
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