G. Pascal Zachary is a former senior writer and foreign correspondent for the Wall Street Journal. His writings also have appeared in Fast Company, Mother Jones, Technology Review, Foreign Policy, and other publications. He is a contributing editor to the radical news magazine In These Times, for whom he writes about Africa, political economy, and jazz. He is the author of two previous books: Showstopper and Endless Frontier. Zachary lives in Berkeley, California and Accra, Ghana.