Adam Mansbach
author and cultural critic
Who's Who

Adam Mansbach is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Go the F**k to Sleep, which has been translated into 40 languages and is forthcoming as a feature film from Fox 2000. His novels include the California Book Award-winning The End of the Jews and the cult classic Angry Black White Boy, which has been taught at more than eighty schools. His new novel, Rage is Back, is Amazon.com’s January 2013 Book of the Month.

Mansbach is the recipient of a Reed Award, a Webby Award, and a Gold Pollie Award from the American Association of Political Consultants for his 2012 campaign video “Wake The F**k Up,” starring Samuel L. Jackson; he is also a 2012 Sundance Screenwriting Lab Fellow and the 2009-11 New Voices Professor of Fiction at Rutgers University. His work has appeared in The New Yorker, New York Times Book Review, Esquire, The Believer, and on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered. He lives in Berkeley, California, where he co-hosts KPFA Pacifica’s “Father Figures.” He is currently adapting the children’s classic The Pushcart War for Park Pictures, and his debut thriller, The Dead Run, will be published by HarperCollins in September.