Agent: Suzanne Gluck
William Morris Endeavor Entertainment
|About David King
David King is the author of Finding Atlantis , Vienna 1814 , and, most recently, Death in the City of Light . His books have been selected by the Book-of-the-Month Club, the History Book Club, the Military Book Club, the Mystery Guild, and the Quality Paperback Book Club. They have also been translated into several languages, including Chinese, Turkish, Polish, Korean, Italian, Swedish, and Russian.
Most recently, Death in the City of Light has been featured on the homepage of Yahoo, MSNBC, CNBC, CBS News, and the Today Show at msnbc.com.
A Fulbright Scholar with a master's degree from Cambridge University, King taught European history at the University of Kentucky before becoming a full-time writer. His books have been read widely by everyone from university students to the President of the United States. He lives in Lexington, Kentucky with his wife and children.
Read David's interview with Jeff Glor, anchor of The CBS Early Show
Did you know that David . . .
- Spent six years living and traveling in Europe
- Played forward on his college basketball team in Cambridge, and, for a few summers, mid-off for a cricket team
- Hosted a weekly alternative and indie music show for a college radio station, including starting one of the first "Britpop" shows in the United States (it began in 1991)
- Is an avid book collector and one of his favorite volumes is a first edition of Olof Rudbeck's Atlantica , published in 1679 and at the heart of Finding Atlantis
- Likes learning languages (he reads over half a dozen)
- Enjoys Ashtanga yoga and Brazilian jiu jitsu
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