Jeffrey Meyers

Jeffrey Meyers, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, is the recipient of 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, and has taught at, among others, the University of California at Los Angeles, the University of Colorado, and the University of Alabama. He has written several articles and books on modern American, English, and European literature. His interests include bibliography, literary criticism, and art history. A fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, he earned his doctorate from the University of California at Berkeley, and his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan.


Volume 52

Guests on Volume 52: Tom Shippey, on J. R. R. Tolkien: Author of the Century; Jeffrey Meyers, on George Orwell’s illuminating use of language; Ralph McInerny, on natural theology and the "subjective turn" in philosophy; Daniel Ritchie, on William Cowper and how we know the world; Ian Ker, on John Henry Newman and the purpose of education; Mark Schwehn, on teaching, community, and virtue; Gilbert Meilaender, on ways to think about work; and Tiina Nunnally, on the prose of Sigrid Undset.