Zoe Heller was born in England. She is the author of the novels Everything You Know, What Was She Thinking? (on which the Cate Blanchett/Judi Dench film, “Notes on a Scandal”, was based), and The Believers. In addition to writing novels, she contributes feature articles, columns and criticism to a wide range of publications, including the New York Times, the New Yorker and the New York Review of Books. She lives in New York City with her two daughters.