Andrew N. Rubin, a professor of English at Georgetown University, has written widely on the subject of culture and politics for magazines and journals including, Alif: The Journal of Comparative Poetics, The South Atlantic Quarterly, The Nation, The New Statesman, and al-Ahram. He is the co-editor of Edward W. Said Reader (Vintage) and Theodor Adorno: A Critical Reader. He is currently finishing a book entitled Archives of Authority. In addition, has written and spoken widely on Orwell, Adorno, and Edward Said. In 2007, he received a Lannan Literary Residency. His introduction to Edward W. Said’s Joseph Conrad and the Fiction of Autobiography was published by Columbia University Press in 2008.