Daniel Myerson, M.A., M.Phil.

Daniel Meyerson, an Ellis Fellow at Columbia University, has taught writing at Columbia, New York University, and Bennington College. He is the author of several works of history, including IN THE VALLEY OF THE KINGS: HOWARD CARTER AND THE DISCOVERY OF TUTANKHAMEN'S TOMB (Random House/Ballantine, 2009), of THE LINGUIST AND THE EMPEROR:  THE RACE TO DECIPHER THE ROSETTA STONE (Random House/Ballantine, 2003), BLOOD AND SPLENDOR: THE LIVES OF FIVE TYRANTS, FROM NERO TO SADDAM HUSSEIN (HarperCollins, 2000) and SHAKESPEARE (Workman, 2000). His books have been critically-acclaimed in venues ranging from The Washington Post Book World to Time to Harpers to Publishers Weekly to Booklist. His most recent book was also named Amazon’s “Best of the Month.” He has appeared on Fox television and other national venues promoting his books. He received his MA in English and Comparative Literature and his M.Phil from Columbia University, where he was an Ellis Fellow. Daniel lives in New York City.

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