Born in Peru and raised in Chile, ISABEL ALLENDE is the author of nine novels, including "In's of My Soul", "Daughter of Fortune", and "Portrait in Sepia", all of which were New York Times bestsellers. She has also written a collection of stories, four memoirs and a trilogy of children's novels. Her books have been translated into thirty-five languages and have become bestsellers across four continents, selling more than fifty-seven million copies. In 2004 she was inducted into the American Academy
ARTURO P+REZ-REVERTE is an internationally acclaimed author whose books have been translated into nineteen languages in thirty countries and have sold more than three million copies worldwide. He was born in 1951 in Spain, where he still lives.