François von Hurter
Bitter Lemon Press
François von Hurter is the co-founder of Bitter Lemon Press which he launched in 2004. Bitter Lemon Press has published over 110 books, mostly translated crime and noir fiction, but also fiction (some debut, some not) written in English, by American, English and Indian authors. Born to a Swiss father and a Greek mother, he was raised in Geneva, studying law, business and theology at different points in his life. He was a banker for a time, and spent long flights to business meetings reading Chester Himes and Maigret.