MARK BRAUDE is the author of three books of nonfiction: Kiki Man Ray (soon to be published by Norton), The Invisible Emperor (Penguin Press, 2018), and Making Monte Carlo (Simon & Schuster, 2016). He has been a Visiting Fellow at the American Library in Paris and was named a Public Scholar by the National Endowment for the Humanities. He has written for The New Republic, The Los Angeles Times, The Globe and Mail, and others.

Braude holds a PhD in History and Visual Culture from USC and an MA in French Studies from NYU, and has been a Postdoctoral Fellow at Stanford’s Center for Spatial and Textual Analysis. He lives in Vancouver with his wife and their daughter.

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