Eugene L. Meyer


Eugene L. Meyer is a veteran journalist and author with eclectic interests but with a special passion for history. He has been widely published in magazines, authored two books and was for many years a reporter and editor at the Washington Post. As both a daily deadline reporter and magazine writer, he has focused on subjects as varied as the environment, politics, sports, and legal and social issues. His work ranges from the investigative to the whimsical, from hard news to features. 


12 entries by Eugene L. Meyer

Book Review

By Bruce Henderson

The "Ritchie Boys" finally get their due.

Feature

Recalling the writer and editor, who passed away earlier this week.

Book Review

An exploration of a little-known, unusual episode in Cold War Germany.

Feature

Recalling the humble, approachable literary genius

Book Review

Lincoln and the Jews: A History

By Jonathan D. Sarna and Benjamin Shapell

A well-researched, heartening look at the president's embrace of an oft-maligned people.

Book Review

All Who Go Do Not Return

By Shulem Deen

An inquisitive mind and growing skepticism brand the author a heretic in his Hasidic community.

Feature

Never assume retired titles can’t be revived!

Feature

Recalling a brilliant, trailblazing iconoclast.

Book Review

Paul Avrich and Karen Avrich

This dual biography by a scholar of anarchism resurrects the forgotten lives of the infamous pair who never made the leap from revolutionaries to reformers.

Book Review

Deborah Davis

A fascinating study of two men, their times and how they came to dine together in the most august of places.

Feature

Eugene L. Meyer profiles publishing icon Jason Epstein for "Columbia College Today."

Book Review

Richard Kluger

An in-depth examination of the violent clashes between a mid-1800s Native American chief and a Pacific Northwest governor, an interesting yet obscure moment in American history.