Sara Mansfield Taber is a writer of literary nonfiction: personal essays, memoir, travel and literary journalism. Holder of a B.A. from Carleton College and a Doctorate in Human Development from Harvard University, she is the author of a new memoir, Born Under an Assumed Name: The Memoir of a Cold War Spy’s Daughter, published in March 2012. She has also published two books of literary journalism: Dusk on the Campo: A Journey in Patagonia, (Henry Holt;) and Bread of Three Rivers: The Story of a French Loaf (Beacon.) Her memoirs, essays and travel pieces have been published in literary magazines such as American Scholar, newspapers including The Washington Post, and produced for Public Radio. More information as to her background and works may be found on her website: sarataber.com.