Books by Joshua Quittner

FLAME WAR by Joshua Quittner
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Some fascinating cyber-scenes about how distinctive personality traits seep through the most impersonal computerized disguises, but abundantly clunky dialogue and cutesy asides stall the suspense."
Choppy, ditsy tale of a Gen-X slacker on the trail of a homicidal hacker who uses exploding floppy disks to eliminate fellow hackers who blunder through the ``back door'' of a data- encryption program. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 1995

"A good read, if a bit facile. (First serial to Wired; $35,000 ad/promo; author tour)"
A fast-paced tale of teenage hackers and their potentially dangerous mischief in cyberspace. Read full book review >
MOTHER'S DAY by Joshua Quittner
Released: April 15, 1993

"A dynamic, can't-put-it-down humdinger."
Five infants have disappeared from their seemingly well-run day nursery on Long Island. Read full book review >
SHOOFLY PIE TO DIE by Joshua Quittner
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: March 18, 1992

"But the authors have a blithe and breezy style and a flair for the bizarre that auger well for future, perhaps more convincing, adventures."
An uneasy mix of grim and cutesy pervades this first novel featuring Manhattan ex-reporters Sam Popkin and wife Sara Amstel, parents of a baby girl and now editors of The Thin Man, a newsletter about food. Read full book review >