A. Alvarez is the author of the recently acclaimed Where Did It All Go Right: A Memoir as well as the classic The Savage God: A Study of Suicide, The Biggest Game in Town and several other works. His work has long appeared in The New Yorker, The New York Review of Books, and The Observer. Clint Willis is the series editor of Adrenaline books. His twelve anthologies for the series include Adrenaline 2000: The Year’s Best Stories of Adventure and Survival; Epic: Stories of Survival from the World’s Highest Peaks; High: Stories of Survival from Everest and K2 and Climb: Stories of Survival from Rock, Snow and Ice. He lives in Cape Elizabeth, ME.