Naief Yehya was born in Mexico City in 1963. An industrial engineer, journalist, writer, and cultural critic, he has lived in Brooklyn since 1992. He writes for the culture section of La Razón, and for the magazines Literal, Letras Libres, and Zócalo, among other publications. He has published four novels, two short stories collections, and eight book-length essays. Yehya’s work deals mainly with the impact of technology, mass media, propaganda, and pornography in culture and society.