Andrea Wulf was born India, moved to Germany as a child, and now lives in Britain. She is the author of several books. Her book "Brother Gardeners" won the American Horticultural Society 2010 Book Award and was long-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize 2008. The "Founding Gardeners" was published under great acclaim in spring 2011 and made it on the New York Times Best Seller List. Andrea has written for many newspapers including the Guardian, the LA Times and the New York Times. She was the Eccles British Library Writer in Residence 2013 and a three-time fellow of the International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello. She is also appears regularly NPR in the US, and on BBC radio and TV programmes in the UK.