Charles Glass is a broadcaster, journalist and writer, who began his journalistic career in 1973 at the ABC News Beirut bureau. Since 1993, he has been a freelance writer in Paris, Tuscany, Venice and London, regularly covering the Middle East, the Balkans, southeast Asia and the Mediterranean region. He has also published books, short stories, essays and articles in the United States and Europe. Glass has served as correspondent for Newsweek magazine and the Observer and for more than 30 years, he has been a regular contributor and columnist in newspapers and magazines in the United States and the United Kingdom. He is a special correspondent for the London Review of Books. His acclaimed books include Money for Old Rope, The Tribes Triumphant, The Northern Front and Americans in Paris: Life and Death Under the Nazi Occupation, 1940-1944.