Nicholas Meyer


Houdini, My Father and Me

By Nicholas Meyer

Houdini, My Father and Me
Why did the great escape artist Harry Houdini, who was born Ehrich Weiss, end up doing what he did? A new History Channel miniseries argues that it was his father who pushed him.Read More


Who Cares if Movies Are Historically Accurate?

By Nicholas Meyer

Who Cares if Movies Are Historically Accurate?
When film reviewers nitpick at historical inaccuracies they miss the point. Movies should give us a break from reality without the fact checkers piling on, Nicholas Meyer writes.Read More


Sigmund Freud’s Sister Complex

By Nicholas Meyer

Sigmund Freud’s Sister Complex
When Sigmund Freud fled the Nazis, he left behind his four sisters, all of whom died in death camps. A new novel imagines the fate of one of them.Read More



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