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.