C. J. Schüler is a freelance writer, journalist and cultural historian specialising in European fiction in translation, travel and the arts.

He is the author of three illustrated histories of cartography: Mapping the World (Éditions Place des Victoires/Frechmann, 2010), Mapping the City and Mapping the Sea and Stars (2012). He is co-author, with John Man, of the best-selling Traveller’s Atlas (Barron, 1999) and a contributor to the acclaimed Atlas of the Settling of North America (ed. Helen Hornbeck Tanner, Macmillan, 1996).

His most recent book, Writers, Lovers, Soldiers, Spies: A History of the Authors’ Club of London, 1891–2016 (Author’s Club, 2016) was published in November 2016 to wide acclaim.

Along the Amber Route, an epic travelogue through Eastern and Central Europe, will be published by Sandstone Press in 2020.

C. J. Schüler has written on literature, travel and the arts for The Independent, The Independent on Sunday, The Tablet, the Financial Times and the New Statesman. A former staff member with with the Rough Guides, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society in 2011, and was chairman of the Authors’ Club from 2008 to 2015.

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