Steven Solomon has written for The New York Times, BusinessWeek, The Economist, Forbes, and Esquire. He has been a regular commentator on NPR’s Marketplace, and has appeared as a featured guest on the late Tim Russert’s CNBC show, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, Bloomberg TV, and on many other news shows. He has addressed the World Affairs Council, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), and university forums. He is the author of Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization and The Confidence Game, which presciently warned about building dangers in the volatile global financial system. He lives in Washington, D.C., with his family.