Christa Parravani is the author of the best-selling Her: A Memoir. Her was an Indie Bound Next Pick, a 2013 Books for a Better Life nominee, and a Wall Street Journal, Salon, and Library Journal best book of the year. Parravani's writing has appeared in Catapult, The Washington Post, Salon, The London Times, The Guardian, and DAME, among other places. Her book about the troubled marriage of a young CIA case officer struggling with the terror of an abusive husband while fighting the global war on terror during the bin Laden years is forthcoming in 2020. She's also at work on a memoir about her life in West Virginia. Parravani is an assistant professor at West Virginia University.