Erich von Däniken is the most widely read and most-copied nonfiction author in the world. He published his first book, Chariots of the Gods, in 1968. It was a worldwide bestseller and has been followed by 31 more books, including the recent best-sellers Twilight of the Gods and History Is Wrong. His works have been translated into 28 languages and have sold more than 63 million copies. Erich's ideas have been the inspiration for a wide range of TV series, including the History Channel's hit Ancient Aliens. Erich lives in Switzerland.