Biography

Philipp Meyer

Philipp Meyer is the author of the critically lauded novel AMERICAN RUST, winner of the 2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize. It was an Economist Book of the Year, a Washington Post top ten book of the year, and a New York Times Notable Book. He is a graduate of Cornell University and has an MFA from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was a James A. Michener Fellow. A native of Baltimore, he now lives mostly in Texas.

Philipp Meyer

Books by Philipp Meyer

by Philipp Meyer - Fiction, Historical Fiction

Philipp Meyer, the acclaimed author of AMERICAN RUST, returns with THE SON. This utterly transporting novel is an epic of the American West and a multigenerational saga of power, blood, land and oil that follows the rise of one unforgettable Texas family --- from the Comanche raids of the 1800s to the oil booms of the 20th century.