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Merle Miller

Merle Miller, American author. Member Authors guild, Authors League.

Background

  • Miller, Merle was born on May 17, 1919 in Montour, Iowa, United States. Son of Monte M. and Dora B. (Winders) Miller.

  • Education

    • Student, State University Iowa, 1940. Student, London School of Economics, 1939.

    Career

    • Washington correspondent Philadelphia Record, 1940-1941. Editor Yank magazine, 1941-1945. Contributing editor Time magazine, 1945.

      Editor Harpers magazine, 1947-1949.

    Works

    • On Being Different: What It Means to Be a Homosexual (Penguin Classics)
    • The groundbreaking work on being homosexual in America—available again only from Penguin Classics and with a new foreword by Dan Savage Originally published in 1971, Merle Miller’s On Being Different is a pioneering and thought-provoking book about being homosexual in the United States.
    • Music: What Happened?
    • Scott Miller has released more than a dozen albums with his bands Game Theory and the Loud Family, and his music has been described as "a cross between Alex Chilton, James Joyce, and the Electric Prunes" (Stereo Review) and "smart, funny, and instantly memorable" (Rolling Stone).
    • Music: What Happened?
    • Scott Miller has released more than a dozen albums with his bands Game Theory and the Loud Family, and his music has been described as "a cross between Alex Chilton, James Joyce, and the Electric Prunes" (Stereo Review) and "smart, funny, and instantly memorable" (Rolling Stone).
    • The Judges and The Judged
    • Spotlights groups and individuals who have taken upon themselves the responsibility of deciding who and what are menaces to our country, and describes the methods they use in making the judgment.

    Membership

    Member Authors guild, Authors League.

    Connections

    • father: Monte M. Miller
    • mother: Dora B. (Winders) Miller
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    Born March 17, 1919
    Died June 10, 1986
    (aged 67)
    Nationality
    • 1940
      State University Iowa
    • 1939
      London School Economics
    • 1940 - 1941
      Washington correspondent Philadelphia Record
    • 1941 - 1945
      editor Yank magazine
    • 1945
      contributing editor Time magazine
    • 1947 - 1949
      editor Harpers magazine