Paul Theroux was born in Medford, Massachusetts in 1941 and published his first novel, Waldo in 1967. His subsequent novels include "The Family Arsenal", "Picture Palace", "The Mosquito Coast"," O-Zone", "Millroy the Magician", "My Secret History", "My Other Life", and "Kowloon Tong". His highly acclaimed travel books include "Riding the Iron Rooster", "The Great Railway Bazaar", "The Old Patagonian Express", and "Fresh Air Fiend". "The Mosquito Coast" and "Dr. Slaughter" have both been made into successful films. He was the guest editor of The Best American Travel Writing (Houghton Mifflin, October 2001). Theroux is a frequent contributer to magazines including Talk and Men's Journal. He divides his time between Cape Cod and the Hawaiian Islands, where he is a professional beekeeper.Theroux, Paul is the author of 'Old Patagonian Express by Train Through the Americas' with ISBN 9780395521052 and ISBN 039552105X.