Michael Crichton was a writer, director, and producer, best known as the author of Jurassic Park and the creator of ER. One of the most recognizable names in literature and entertainment, Crichton sold more than 200 million copies of his books, which have been translated into 40 languages and adapted into 15 films.
Praise for Michael Crichton and The Andromeda Strain
"Compulsive reading. . . . [Crichton] has perfected the fusion of thriller with science fiction." --Los Angeles Times
"Canonical." --The Atlantic
"A reading windfall--compelling, memorable, superbly executed. . . . Achieves something important." --The New York Times "The master of the high-concept technothriller. . . . [Crichton] has a knack for plotting at megahertz speed." --Chicago Sun-Times "The Andromeda Strain invented a new genre, the technothriller. . . . [Crichton] could make most readers lose sleep all night and call in sick the next day." --San Francisco Chronicle