BRIAN PRESTON lives on Vancouver Island with his wife, child, and in-laws. He has been writing for a living for sixteen years, mostly for Canadian and American magazines. The New Yorker called his first book, Pot Planet (Atlantic Books 2002) gimlet-eyed and often hilarious. For a long time he thought by gimlet they meant the alcoholic beverage, but then he discovered a gimlet is also a very sharp woodworking tool resembling a corkscrew. Bruce Lee and Me was published in 2007.