David Mamet is author of the plays Race, November, Romance, Boston Marriage, Oleanna, Glengarry Glen Ross (1984 Pulitzer Prize and New York Drama Critics Award), American Buffalo, The Old Neighborhood, A Life in the Theater, Speed-the-Plow, Edmond, Lakeboat, The Water Engine, The Woods, Sexual Perversity in Chicago, Reunion, and The Cryptogram (1995 Obie Award). Translations and adaptations: The Voysey Inheritance by Harvey Granville-Barker; Red River by Pierre Laville; The Cherry Orchard, Three Sisters, and Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekov; and Faustus. Films: The Postman Always Rings Twice, The Verdict, The Untouchables, House of Games (writer/director), Oleanna (writer/director), Homicide (writer/director), The Spanish Prisoner (writer/director), Hoffa, Wag the Dog, The Edge, The Winslow Boy (writer/director), Hannibal, State and Main (writer/director), Heist (writer/director), Spartan (writer/director), and Redbelt (writer/director). Mamet is also the author of Warm and Cold, a book for children with drawings by Donald Sultan, and two other children’s books, Passover and The Duck and the Goat; Writing in Restaurants, Some Freaks, and Make-Believe Town, three volumes of essays; The Hero Pony and The China Man (books of poems); Three Children’s Plays; On Directing Film; The Cabin; and the novels The Village, The Old Religion, and Wilson. His most recent books include the acting books, True and False and Three Uses of the Knife; The Wicked Son; and Bambi vs. Godzilla. Mamet was also a cocreator of the four-season running, hit CBS television series The Unit, and is a cofounder and member of the Atlantic Theater Company.