Cullen Murphy


Born
in New Rochelle, New York, The United States
September 01, 1952

Genre


John Cullen Murphy, Jr. (born September 1, 1952) is an American writer and editor probably best known for his work at The Atlantic, where he served as managing editor (1985–2002) and editor (2002-2006).

He was born in New Rochelle, New York, and grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut. He was educated at Amherst College, from which he graduated with honors in medieval history in 1974. Murphy's first magazine job was in the paste-up department of Change, a magazine devoted to higher education.

He became an editor of The Wilson Quarterly in 1977. Murphy, along with his father, John Cullen Murphy, wrote the comic strip Prince Valiant from the mid 70s to 2004. He is also the author of The Word According to Eve: Women and the Bible in Ancient Times and
...more

Average rating: 3.73 · 1,729 ratings · 302 reviews · 9 distinct worksSimilar authors
Are We Rome?: The Fall of a...

3.57 avg rating — 672 ratings — published 2007 — 9 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
God's Jury: The Inquisition...

3.72 avg rating — 618 ratings — published 2012 — 13 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cartoon County: My Father a...

4.35 avg rating — 62 ratings4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Word According to Eve: ...

3.60 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 1998 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Just Curious

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 1995
Rate this book
Clear rating
Rubbish!: The Archaeology o...

by
3.95 avg rating — 332 ratings — published 1992 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Anderson & Sheppard

by
4.75 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2011
Rate this book
Clear rating
Príncipe Valiente 2004 (Prí...

by
really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2004
Rate this book
Clear rating
Príncipe Valiente 2002 (Prí...

by
liked it 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2002
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Cullen Murphy…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

“The important question to ask is why these bodies are allowed to exist. If a country such as Spain allowed a repressive body like the Inquisition to exist for four hundred years, it is not because the Inquisition forced itself on the Spanish nation. It is because the Spaniards allowed it to exist.”
Cullen Murphy, God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
The History Book ...: THE RENAISSANCE 98 442 Sep 20, 2016 06:27PM  
Non Fiction Book ...: * Non-Fiction Book You Are Currently Reading or Just Finished ~ 2017 548 299 Feb 01, 2018 11:50AM  
Biography, Autobi...: Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir read in 2018 386 99 Dec 31, 2018 12:58PM  
Library Lovers: 2018 Reads and Reviews ~ Anything goes 306 27 Jan 03, 2019 11:31AM  
Book Nook Cafe: JulieL's 2018 Determination List 284 64 Jan 16, 2019 12:46PM  
The History Book ...: * I AM LOOKING FOR A BOOK ON.........? 958 1468 11 hours, 55 min ago  
The Mystery, Crim...: First Name - Last Name 5462 1043 3 hours, 43 min ago  


Is this you? Let us know. If not, help out and invite Cullen to Goodreads.