Norman Sherry (born 6 July 1935 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, England) is an English born American novelist, biographer, and educator who is most well known for his three-volume biography of the British novelist Graham Greene. He was professor of English literature at Lancaster University.
Sherry is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. He has also written on Joseph Conrad, Charlotte and Emily Brontë, and Jane Austen. Volume 1 of his Life of Graham Greene, and volume 2 "one of the Best Eleven Books of 1995" by the editors of The New York Review of Books.
He was formerly married to the children's novelist Sylvia Sherry.
- Sherry, Norman (1989). The life of Graham Greene : volume one, 1904-1939. London: Jonathan Cape.
- — (1994). The life of Graham Greene : volume two, 1939-1955. London: Jonathan Cape.
- — (1999). The life of Graham Greene : volume three, 1955-1991. London: Jonathan Cape.
Critical studies and reviews
- Schmude, Karl G. (Oct 1995). "The character on the page". Books. Quadrant 39 (10): 83–84. Review of volume 2 of The life of Graham Greene.