Preston, Douglas

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PRESTON, Douglas

PRESTON, Douglas. American, b. 1956. Genres: Novels, Archaeology/ Antiquities, Art/Art history, Natural history. Career: American Museum of Natural History, NYC, editor, 1978-85; Editions Alecto Ltd., London, England, director and executive vice president, 1985-87; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, lecturer in English, 1989-90; writer. Publications: ALL WITH L. CHILD: Dinosaurs in the Attic, 1986; Cities of Gold, 1992; Jennie, 1994; Talking to the Ground, 1995; Relic, 1995; Mount Dragon, 1996; Reliquary, 1997; The Royal Road, 1998; Riptide, 1999; Thunderhead, 2000; The Ice Limit, 2001; Still Life with Crows, 2003. Contributor to periodicals.