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Matthew Pearl graduated from Harvard University summa cum laude in English and American Literature in 1997, and in 2000 from Yale Law School, where he wrote the first draft of The Dante Club. In 1998, he won the
prestigious Dante Prize from the Dante Society of America for his scholarly work. He is also the editor of the new Modern Library edition of Dante’s Inferno, translated by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. He grew up in Fort Lauderdale and currently lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Dante Club is his first novel. He can be reached via his website,

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Dante Alighieri, 1265-1321 Appreciation Fiction, Holmes, Oliver Wendell, 1809-1894 Fiction, Emerson, Ralph Waldo, 1803-1882 Fiction, Boston (Mass, ) Fiction, Authors Fiction, Insects Fiction