Tamara Faith Berger was born in Toronto. She wrote
porn stories for a living and attempted to make dirty films before publishing
her first book, Lie with Me, in 1999. In 2004, The
Way of the Whore, her second book, was published. In 2005, Lie with
Me was made into a film. Maidenhead
is her third book. Berger is presently working on a novel about a Russian hired
killer. She is a graduate student at UBC working on her Masters of Fine Arts.