Brad Evans is a political philosopher, critical theorist and writer, who specialises in the problem of violence. The author of some 10 books and edited volumes, along with over 50 academic and media articles, he serves as a professor of Political Violence & Aesthetics at the University of Bath, UK. Having led a dedicated series on violence for The New York Times (the Stone), he is currently the lead editor for the Histories of Violence section with the Los Angeles Review of Books. He also continues to direct the online resources centre www.historiesofviolence.com. His books have received prestigious international awards and have been translated into many languages, including Spanish, Turkish, Korean and German. Among his latest are Atrocity Exhibition: Life in the Age of Total Violence (LA Review of Books Publishing, 2019) and Violence: Humans in Dark Times (with Natasha Lennard, Citylights, 2018).