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Jeffrey Meyers grew up in New York City, graduated from the University of Michigan and received his doctorate from Berkeley. He is the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship and a grant from the Guggenheim Foundation. He is the author of forty-three books, among them biographies of Katherine Mansfield, Joseph Conrad and F. Scott Fitzgerald. Meyers lives with his wife in Berkeley, California.

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Under Western Eyes

Written by Joseph Conrad
Introduction by Jeffrey Meyers


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 10, 2001
Price: $11.95

Hailed as one of Joseph Conrad's finest literary achievements, this is the story of a young man unwittingly caught in the political turmoil of pre-Revolutionary czarist Russia.

A gripping novel that ultimately questions our capacity for moral strength and the depths of human integrity. This new edition includes commentary and a... Read more >
Also available as an eBook and a hardcover.

Under Western Eyes

Written by Joseph Conrad
Introduction by Jeffrey Meyers


Format: eBook
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: October 27, 2010
Price: $2.99

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John Huston: Courage and Art

Written by Jeffrey Meyers


Format: eBook, 496 pages
Publisher: Crown Archetype
On Sale: September 27, 2011
Price: $13.99

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Somerset Maugham
A Life
Written by Jeffrey Meyers


Format: Trade Paperback, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 12, 2005
Price: $18.00

An instinctive and magnificent storyteller, Somerset Maugham was one of the most popular and successful writers of his time. He published seventy-eight books—including the undisputed classics Of Human Bondage and The Razor’s Edge—which sold over 40 million copies in his lifetime.

Born in Paris to sophisticated parents, Willie Maugham was orphaned... Read more >
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Somerset Maugham
A Life
Written by Jeffrey Meyers


Format: eBook, 432 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 28, 2010
Price: $13.99

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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Introduction by Jeffrey Meyers


Format: eBook, 224 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $2.99

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The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket

Written by Edgar Allan Poe
Introduction by Jeffrey Meyers


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: May 14, 2002
Price: $9.95

“It is Poe’s greatest work.”—Jorge Luis Borges

After reading an 1836 newspaper account of a shipwreck and its two survivors, Edgar Allan Poe penned his only novel, The Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym of Nantucket, the story of a stowaway on a Nantucket whaleship who finds himself enmeshed in the dark... Read more >
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