Eric Jager is Professor of English at UCLA, where he teaches medieval literature. Before THE LAST DUEL, he wrote THE TEMPTER'S VOICE: Language and the Fall in Medieval Literature (Cornell, 1993) and THE BOOK OF THE HEART (University of Chicago Press, 2000). Educated at Calvin College (B.A) and the University of Michigan (M.A., Ph.D.), he taught formerly at Columbia University.
BLOOD ROYAL: A True Tale of Crime and Detection in Medieval Paris (Little, Brown and Co., 2014)
THE LAST DUEL: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France (Broadway Books, 2004)