Kermit Roosevelt's first novel.
He is an assistant professor of
law at the
University of Pennsylvania Law
School and a former clerk to
a U.S. Supreme Court Justice.
He's also a descendent of Theodore Roosevelt, but to his credit, this is a fact that I only gleaned when I asked his publisher a direct question, having noticed that he shared the same name as one of Roosevelt's sons.
Presumably this also makes him a relative of Kermit Roosevelt, the CIA agent who is believed to have masterminded the coup that put the Shah of Iran back on his Throne in 1953.
His latest projects appear to be a work about legal ...