Ken Kalfus

Ken Kalfus is the author of two novels, "The Commissariat of Enlightenment" and "A Disorder Peculiar to the Country," which was a finalist for the 2006 National Book Award. He's also published two collections of stories, "Thirst" and "Pu-239 and Other Russian Fantasies," a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award. His books have been translated into more than ten foreign languages. He lives in Philadelphia.