Matt Bondurant's second novel The Wettest County in the World was a New York Times Editor's Pick, one of the San Francisco Chronicle's Best 50 Books of the Year, and has been made into a major motion picture retitled Lawless, to be released in August 2012. His first novel The Third Translation was an international bestseller, translated into fourteen languages worldwide. He currently lives in Texas.
A "powerful book....Cheever by way of Mario Puzo and Jorge Luis
Borges." --New York Times Book Review
"Bondurant has given us a group of characters full of life and danger....This is a story that will stay with you." --Seattle Post-Intelligencer
"Bondurant has written another nervy, robust and suspenseful novel." --Austin American-Statesman