Jesse Eisenberg is an Academy Award–nominated actor, playwright, and contributor for The New Yorker and McSweeney’s. He is also the author of three plays: Asuncion, The Revisionist, and The Spoils, which won the Theater Visions Fund Award. Eisenberg’s acting credits include The Social Network, Now You See Me, Adventureland, The Squid and the Whale, The Double, and The End of the Tour. Forthcoming acting credits include Batman v. Superman. Bream Gives Me Hiccups: And Other Stories (Grove Press) is his debut story collection, which moves from contemporary L.A. to the dorm rooms of an American college to ancient Pompeii, throwing the reader into a universe of social misfits, reimagined scenes from history, and ridiculous overreactions.