Peter Lee loves to write, loves music and loves to write about music. The son of an English professor and a librarian, he was headed for a career in science when a friend invited him to join the newspaper staff in college. The writing bug bit him and he changed his major, graduating from Berry College with a degree in journalism. He also holds a master’s degree in communication from Georgia State University.
Lee’s life also changed in 1980, when he first heard the strains of “Hey Jude” coming from a record player just weeks after former Beatle John Lennon was gunned down. He became a Beatles fanatic, learning all he could about the four as a group and as solo artists. His novel, The Death and Life of Mal Evans, is the product of his love and appreciation for the group and has taken more than 10 years to write.