Joe Eszterhas

Joe Eszterhas has written the screenplays for sixteen films that have made more than a billion dollars at the box office. Among them are "Basic Instinct," "Jagged Edge," "Flashdance" and "Showgirls." A former senior editor at "Rolling Stone," he is the author of five previous books--the second, "Charlie Simpson's Apocalypse," was nominated for the National Book Award. The father of seven children, he lives with his wife, Naomi, and their four sons in Bainbridge Township, Ohio.