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biographer , novelist

Norman Sherry is an English born American novelist, biographer, and educator who is most well known for his three-volume biography of the British novelist Graham Greene.


Sherry, Norman was born on July 6, 1935.


Bachelor in England Literature, University Durham. Doctor of Philosophy, University Singapore.


He was professor of English literature at Lancaster University. Sherry is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He has also written on Joseph Conrad, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, and Jane Austen.

Volume 1 of his Life of Graham Greene, and volume 2 "one of the Best Eleven Books of 1995" by the editors of The New York Review of Books. Since 1983, Sherry has held the post of Mitchell Distinguished Professor of Literature at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. He was formerly married to the children's novelist Sylvia Sherry.



Fellow Royal Society Literature. Member Savile Club.


  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, jogging, talking.


Married Sylvia Brunt, 1960.

Sylvia Brunt