Portrait of Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer is the author of two novels - Everything is Illuminated (2002) and Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (2005) - and a work of non-fiction, Eating Animals (2009).

In 2010, he published Tree of Codes, a “die-cut book by erasure” based on Bruno Shculz’s The Street of Crocodiles.

Jonathan Safran Foer was born in Washington DC in 1977. He studied at Princeton University, where his creative writing thesis was supervised by Joyce Carol Oates.