Henry T. Aubin graduated from Harvard. He was a reporter for the Washington Post before joining the Montreal Gazette, where his investigative reporting and commentaries received three National Newspaper Awards. He is also co-winner of the B’nai Brith Media Human Rights Award. He is the author of City for Sale (1977), a bestseller on Montreal land ownership, and The Rescue of Jerusalem: The Alliance between Hebrews and Africans in 701 BC (2002), which received the Quebec Writers’ Federation Award for non-fiction and the Canadian Jewish Book Award for history. His newest book is Who’s Afraid of Demergers? The Straight Goods on Québec’s Megacities (2004). He and his wife have four children.