R. A. Salvatore is one of fantasy's most popular authors, with his books frequently appearing on the "New York Times" bestseller list and more than 10 million copies of his books sold. He is the author of "The Bear," " The Ancient," and "The Highwayman" as well as "Gauntlgrym," The Legend of Drizzt books, including the Dark Elf Trilogy--"Homeland," "Exile," and "Sojourn"--and the Demon Wars series, among many others. Salvatore was born in Massachusetts, and earned a B.S. in communications and a B.A. in English from Fitchburg State College. He lives in Massachusetts with his wife, Diane, and their three children.