GILLIAN FLYNN is the author of the international sensation Gone Girl, which has spent more than 95 weeks on the New York Times bestseller list. Her work has been translated into forty different languages. Twentieth Century Fox is set to release Gone Girl as a major motion picture. Dark Places and Dagger Award winner Sharp Objects, Flynn's previous novels, were also New York Times bestsellers. She resides in Chicago with her husband and children, where she worked as a writer and critic for Entertainment Weekly.