Soman Chainani

marlene lopez

Soman Chainani’s first book, The School For Good And Evil, debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List, has been translated into 26 languages across six continents, and will soon be a major motion picture from Universal Studios. The sequels, A World Without Princes and The Last Ever After, debuted on the New York Times Bestseller List as well. Together, the books of the series have been on the print and extended New York Times’ lists for a total of 33 weeks. As a writer and film director, Chainani’s films have played at over 150 film festivals around the world, winning more than 30 jury and audience prizes. Chainani’s latest book The School for Good and Evil: The Ever Never Handbook (HarperCollins) is a handbook full of everything students need to learn in order to survive their own fairy tale—from dress codes and school rules to alumni portraits, kingdom maps, and much, much more.