Gil Schwartz publishes under the pseudonym Stanley Bing and is the author of the novels Lloyd: What Happened? and You Look Nice Today. His several works of nonfiction combine business insight with humor and include the best-selling What Would Machiavelli Do?; Throwing the Elephant; Sun Tzu Was a Sissy; 100 Bullshit Jobs and How to Get Them; a thoroughly revised version of his 1992 classic, Crazy Bosses; and Executricks: Or How to Retire While You’re Still Working. Schwartz lives in New York City and Mill Valley, California.