Richard Preston (born August 5, 1954) is a writer for The New Yorker and bestselling author who has written books about infectious disease, bioterrorism, redwoods, and other subjects, as well as fiction.
Books in order of publication:
First Light: The Search for the Edge of the Universe -1987
American steel : hot metal men and the resurrection of the Rust Belt – 1991
The Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story – 1994
Pure Fuel. 1996.
The Cobra Event. New York: Random House. November 1997.
Acid-Base, Fluids, and Electrolytes Made Ridiculously Simple. Medmaster. 1997.
The Demon in the Freezer – 2002
The Boat of Dreams: A Christmas Story. illus. George Henry Jennings. New York: Simon & Schuster. 2003.
The Wild Trees: A Story of Passion and Daring. New York: Random House. 2007.
Panic in Level 4: Cannibals, Killer Viruses, and Other Journeys to the Edge of Science. New York: Random House. 2008
Micro. HarperCollins. November 22, 2011. Co-written with Michael Crichton; completed after Crichton’s death.
Serenity Granted: Accepting Hardship As A Pathway to Peace. Serenity Granted, LLC. 2016.
Crisis in the Red Zone: The Story of the Deadliest Ebola Outbreak in History, and of the Outbreaks to Come – 2019