Born in England to a Greek father and English mother and now based in New York, Platon has contributed to a vast range of international publications including THE NEW YORKER, ROLLING STONE and ESQUIRE magazines. In 2008, Platon's photograph of Russian Premier Vladimir Putin for TIME magazine's Person of the Year cover was awarded first prize in the World Press photo contest. He is now a staff photographer at THE NEW YORKER magazine.
David Remick is an American journalist, writer and magazine editor. He has been editor of THE NEW YORKER magazine since 1998, was named 'Editor of the Year' by ADVERTISING AGE in 1999 and has won a Pulitzer Prize for this book Lenin s Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire.