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About the Author
Tony Hiss has written over 12 books including The Experience of Place and In Motion. His books have explored subjects as varied as train travel, Hunanese cooking, giant pandas, the story of his family, and the future of New York City. He was a staff writer at the New Yorker for more than 30 years, has lectured around the world, and is currently a visiting scholar at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service. He lives in New York with his wife, writer Lois Metzger, and their son.