Julia Scheeres is the author of the New York Times bestseller Jesus Land, a memoir about her relationship with her adopted black brother David. The brother and sister grew up in a small Indiana town and, as teens, were sent to a Christian reform school in the Dominican Republic together. The book explores the themes of race, fundamentalist religion, and the sustaining bond of sibling love. Her second book, A Thousand Lives, will be published by Free Press in October 2011. She lives in Berkeley, California with her husband and two daughters and works at the San Francisco Writers Grotto.Read more Read less
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