steven rothfeld is an internationally renowned photographer. His photographs appear in Frances MayesÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s annual Under the Tuscan Sun engagement calendar, and in many other books and calendars, including his own French Dreams, Irish Dreams, Italian Dreams, and Entrez. He lives in CaliforniaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Napa Valley. Please visit his Web site, www.stevenrothfeld.com.frances mayes is the author of four books about Tuscany, including Under the Tuscan Sun, which was a New York Times bestseller for more than two and a half years; Bella Tuscany; In Tuscany; and Bringing Tuscany Home. Mayes is also the author of the novel Swan, six books of poetry, and, most recently, A Year in the World.