With his three most recent novels, The Black Tower, The Pale Blue
Eye and Mr. Timothy, Louis Bayard, in the words of the Washington
Post, has ascended to "the upper reaches of the historical-thriller league." A
New York Times Notable author, he has been nominated for both the Edgar and
Dagger awards and has been named one of People magazine's top authors of the
Louis is also a nationally recognized essayist and critic whose articles have
appeared in the New York Times, the Washington Post, Salon, Ms., Nerve.com and
Preservation. His other novels include Fool's Errand and Endangered
Species. He is a contributor to the anthologies The Worst Noël,
Maybe Baby and 101 Damnations.
This biography was last updated on 10/10/2009.
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