Best-selling author and public speaker, robert greene was born in los angeles. He attended u.C. California at berkeley and the university of wisconsin at madison, where he received a degree in classical studies. He has worked in new york as an editor and writer at several magazines, including esquire; and in hollywood as a story developer and writer.
Robert has lived in london, paris, and barcelona; he speaks several languages and has worked as a translator. In 1995 he was involved in the planning and creation of the art school fabrica, outside venice, italy. There he met joost elffers, the new york book packager and discussed with him his idea for a book on power and manipulation, the ultimate modern version of machiavelli's the prince