Arthur Phillips Biography
Arthur Phillips was born in Minneapolis in 1969 and educated at Harvard. He
has been a child actor, a jazz musician, a speechwriter, a dismally failed
entrepreneur, and a five-time Jeopardy! champion.
His first novel, Prague, a national bestseller, was named a New York
Times Notable Book, and received The Los Angeles Times/Art Seidenbaum Award for
best first novel. His second novel, The Egyptologist, was a national and
international bestseller, and was on more than a dozen Best of 2004 lists.
His other novels include Angelica, The Song Is You, and The Tragedy of Arthur. His work has been translated into over twenty
He lives in New York with his wife and two sons.
This biography was last updated on 07/22/2011.
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