"...After finishing college, Littell chose a career with the NGO Action Against Hunger. It was his humanitarian work in the killing fields of Bosnia and Chechnya during the 1990s, he explained in interviews following the publication of The Kindly Ones, that led him to quit his job and turn to literature. ..."
A Nazi Zelig: Jonathan Littell's The Kindly Ones
March 5, 2009