D. A. Miller is John F. Hotchkis Professor Emeritus and fomerly Professor of the Graduate School at the University of California, Berkeley, USA. Most recently, he was Visiting Professor at the University of Tokyo, Japan. His books include Hidden Hitchcock (2016); Jane Austen, or the Secret of Style (2003); Place for Us: Essay on the Broadway Musical (1998); Bringing Out Roland Barthes (1992); The Novel and the Police (1988); and Narrative and its Discontents (1981). He has served on the editorial boards of differences, Film Quarterly, and Novel: A Forum on Fiction. For many years, he wrote a regular column for Film Quarterly called Second Time Around, which has provided the basis of his most recent book Second Time Around: From Art House to DVD (2021). In 2013, he was elected a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.