Kevin McAleer

Kevin McAleer was born in Santa Monica, California, received his doctorate in history from UC San Diego, and presently lives as a writer and translator in Berlin. His stories have appeared in German and American periodicals, he is author notably of the novels Surferboy and Berlin Tango as well as co-editor of the two-volume work Everyman in Europe: Essays in Social History and author of Dueling: The Cult of Honor in Fin-de-Siècle Germany which was chosen by the Encyclopaedia Britannica as one of its “Books of the Year.” In his Errol Flynn: An Epic Life the author now brings the fine art of versemaking to his unique combination of rigorous scholarship and storytelling flair.

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