Edmund Blair Bolles

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EDMUND BLAIR BOLLES is a former Peace Corps teacher who grew up in Washington, D.C., Paris, France, and Toledo, Ohio. His undergraduate degree is from Washington University in St. Louis, and he has a Masters in English from the University of Pennsylvania. He lives in New York City.

He is the author of:

Babel’s Dawn: A Natural History of the Origins of Speech
The Ice Finders: How a Poet, a Professor, and a Politician Discovered the Ice Age