Peter Brook, 1924 -, one of the most influential directors in 20th century theater, former director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, director of numerous films, including "Lord of the Flies," and "The Mahabarata." Currently resides in Paris. Recommended: Brook, Peter. 1987. The Shifting Point (New York: Harper & Row); Heilpern, David. 1989. Conference of the Birds: The Story of Peter Brook in Africa. (London: Metheun). Williams, David, ed. 1988. Peter Brook: A Theatrical Casebook (London: Metheun).