Leslie Alan Horvitz is the author of over twenty novels including
The Memory Hole, The Donors, Double Blinded,
The Dying, and Causes Unknown. Editions of his books
have been published in Germany, Poland, Hungary, Norway, Japan,
Russia, South Korea, Brazil, and the UK. He is also the author of
several works of nonfiction, most recently The Essential Book of
Weather Folklore, The Encyclopedia of War Crimes and
Genocide, The Weather Tracker, Night Sky Tracker
Eureka: Scientific Breakthroughs That Changed the World, and
Understanding Depression with Dr. Raymond DePaulo of Johns
Hopkins University. In 1996 Horvitz collaborated with Dr. Joseph
McCormick and his wife, Dr. Susan Fisher-Hoch, both noted
epidemiologists, on Level 4: Virus Hunters of the CDC.
"Level 4" refers to a biohazard unit in the Centers for Disease
Control where scientists examine some of the most lethal pathogens
known to man.
Horvitz has covered a variety of business, political, and social topics for general interest magazines including articles on money laundering, international organized crime, financial mergers, global trade, and fraud in biomedical research.