Alexis Pernsteiner is an academic and literary translator living in France. She is currently working on a translation of François Szabowski’s Les femmes n’aiment pas les hommes qui boivent (Women Don’t Like Men Who Drink), a serial novel about a modern young man on an earnest quest for a job. Alexis has also translated numerous scholarly articles and papers, including a forthcoming collection of essays on French colonial culture titled, Colonial Culture in France since the Revolution (ed. Pascal Blanchard et al., Indiana University Press). You can find her on the Web at www.pernsteinertranslations.com.