Amy Fusselman is the author of five books. Her latest, The Means, is her first novel. It will be published by Mariner Books this fall. Fusselman’s previous four books, all nonfiction, are Idiophone, Savage Park, 8, and The Pharmacist’s Mate. They have been translated into several languages. Her articles and essays have appeared in the New York Times, The Atlantic, the Washington Post, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, Ms., ARTnews, Artnet, and many other places. She lives in New York City with her family and teaches creative writing at New York University.