Nebraska Authors

Michael Shelden

Born 1951 OK (USA)

Places Lived

Terre Haute, IN
Bloomington, IN
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Journalism
  • Nonfiction


History; Literature; Journalism.


Graduated, Omaha Benson High School, Omaha, NE
Bachelor of Arts, 1973, University of Nebraska Omaha, Omaha, NE
Master of Arts, 1975, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Ph.D, 1979, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN


Professor of English, Indiana State University, Bloomington, IN

Places Worked

Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN
The London Daily Telegraph,
The Washington Post
The Baltimore Sun


His book about George Orwell was a Pulitzer Prize Finalist.


Graham Greene : The Enemy Within. 1995.
Mark Twain, Man in White: The Grand Adventure of His Final Years. 2010.

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