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About the Author

Rodrigo Corral runs the Rodrigo Corral Art + Design Studio and is the creative director at Farrar, Straus and Giroux and New Directions. With a focus on conceptual art, he designed the New York Times bestselling books Decoded by Jay-Z, Classy by Derek Blasberg, Influence by Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen, and the book and film identity for The Fault in Our Stars by John Green. He has also created covers for the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz, and bestselling authors Chuck Palahniuk and Jeff Vandermeer. He has taught at the School of Visual Arts in New York City and lectured around the country. Through it all, Rodrigo remains deeply committed to pushing the visual possibilities in art, in sports, and throughout the universe.

Alex French is an Esquire contributing editor. His journalism has appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times Magazine, Wired, Grantland, Surfer, Buzz Reads, and This American Life. He is the author of the bestselling Kindle single The Killing Season. He lives on the Jersey Shore with his beautiful wife and two children.

Howie Kahn is a contributing editor for WSJ. The Wall Street Journal Magazine and editor in chief of the acclaimed Prince Street podcast. A James Beard Award winner, Kahn's journalism has appeared in GQ, Wired, Travel + Leisure, and numerous other publications. His collaborations with Alex French began with a series of popular oral histories for the late, great website Grantland. Kahn lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.


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