About the Author
A two-time recipient of Canada's Governor's General Award and the winner of Screenwriters Guild of America Award for Best Screenplay (for the film version of "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz"), Mordecai Richler published 10 novels before his death in 2001. He was also a regular contributor to a diverse range of magazines, including "Gentlemen's Quarterly, The Spectator, The New Statesmen" and "Punch".
Smith is an award-winning artist who teaches at prestigious UK institutions including the Chelsea School of Art and Exeter Art College.
Roy Smith is Co-Director of the Centre for Asia-Pacific Studies, Nottingham Trent University.