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About the Author
Richard Preston is the bestselling author of The Hot Zone, The Demon in the Freezer, The Wild Trees, and the novel The Cobra Event. A writer for The New Yorker since 1985, Preston is the only nondoctor to have received the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Champion of Prevention Award. He also holds an award from the American Institute of Physics. Preston lives outside of New York City.