Author: Richard Preston
Richard Preston is an acclaimed American author and journalist known for his gripping works of narrative nonfiction, particularly in the field of science and nature. He was born on August 5, 1954, in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and grew up in Wellesley, a suburb of Boston. Preston attended Pomona College in Claremont, California, where he studied English literature. After graduating in 1978, he embarked on a career as a writer, primarily focusing on journalism and magazine articles. His writing often explores scientific and environmental topics, including microbiology, ecology, and infectious diseases. Throughout his career, Richard Preston has received numerous accolades for his contributions to science writing. His ability to combine scientific accuracy with compelling storytelling has made his works both informative and captivating.