About the Authors of Through a Glass, Darkly

Photo by Peggy Harrison

Photo by Peggy Harrison

Stefan Bechtel

Stefan Bechtel is the author or co-author of 12 books, including Mr. Hornaday's War and Redemption Alley, which have sold more than 2 million copies and have been translated into 10 languages. His work has appeared in Esquire, The Washington Post, and other publications. Read More about Stefan.


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Laurence Roy Stains

Laurence Roy Stains has been the editor of Philadelphia Magazine and the founding editor of New Shelter. He has written for national publications, including The New York Times Magazine and The Washington Post. He is an associate professor of journalism at Temple University.



A short video on their collaboration