Robert Grudin is professor emeritus in the English Department at the University of Oregon. His Book: A Novel was shortlisted for the Pulitzer Prize in Literature. He lives in Berkeley, CA.
"'At a time when ethics and integrity are increasingly important in design, Grudin's perspective is particularly interesting... To him, design is - or should be - joyous, inclusive and empowering, 'an erotic pragmatism' which is 'fundamental to the survival of our humanity." (Alice Rawsthorn, International Herald Tribune)"