Richard Preston is regarded as one of the leading authors writing about science in our time. He's written five books, including "The Hot Zone", "The Cobra Event", and "The Demon in the Freezer", which are his 'Dark Biology' trio. He is a regular contributor to The New Yorker. He holds a Ph.D. in English from Princetown University, and he's won numerous awards for his writing. He's also the only non-physician ever to receive the Centers for Disease Control's Champion of Prevention Award for public health. An Asteroid in named "Preston" in his honor. He resides in New Jersey.Folger, Tim is the author of 'Best American Science and Nature Writing 2007 ', published 2007 under ISBN 9780618722310 and ISBN 0618722319.