Taras  Grescoe

Taras Grescoe

Taras Grescoe is the author (most recently) of Shanghai Grand: Forbidden Love and International Intrigue in a Doomed World (St. Martin's). A non-fiction specialist, he's written books about seafood (Bottomfeeder), prohibited substances (The Devil's Picnic), and riding mass transit around the world (Straphanger). He's also a long-time contributor to The New York Times, The Guardian, and National Geographic Traveler. For more on Shanghai Grand, check out www.tarasgrescoe.com; you can follow him on Twitter @grescoe.