Jeffrey Meyers



Jeffrey Meyers, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, has recently been given an Award in Literature by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Thirty of his books have been translated into fourteen languages and seven alphabets, and published on six continents. He lives in Berkeley, California.

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Hemingway: A Biography

4.03 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 1982 — 12 editions
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Edgar Allan Poe: His Life a...

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Scott Fitzgerald: A Biography

3.69 avg rating — 140 ratings — published 1994 — 7 editions
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Modigliani: A Life

3.64 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 2006 — 6 editions
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Orwell: Wintry Conscience o...

3.76 avg rating — 66 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Impressionist Quartet: The ...

3.67 avg rating — 60 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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The Genius and the Goddess:...

3.13 avg rating — 87 ratings — published 2009 — 7 editions
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Somerset Maugham: A Life

3.56 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2004 — 5 editions
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Inherited Risk: Errol and S...

3.64 avg rating — 45 ratings — published 2002 — 2 editions
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Joseph Conrad: A Biography

3.93 avg rating — 46 ratings — published 1991 — 6 editions
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“The gift of biblical wisdom, in other words, is not all about getting a privileged seat in God’s traffic control tower of the world. We don’t get to understand why things happen the way they do. We are mistaken if we think wisdom gives us that sort of insight.”
Jeffrey Meyers, Ecclesiastes Through New Eyes: A Table in the Mist

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