Books by Matt Richtel

Released: March 12, 2019

"Richtel illuminates a complex subject so well that even physicians will learn."
An expert examination of the immune system and recent impressive advances in treating immune diseases. Read full book review >
DEAD ON ARRIVAL by Matt Richtel
Released: Aug. 1, 2017

"More science faction than science fiction, this is a novel requiring close reading to comprehend, and fear."
In a thriller with the gut-wrenching tension of a doomsday countdown clock, Richtel (The Doomsday Equation, 2015, etc.) goes high concept, viewing worldwide connectivity through cell-level immunology. Read full book review >
RUNAWAY BOOGER by Matt Richtel
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 10, 2017

"Gourmets of all things gross will sniff at this. (Picture book. 6-8)"
While Mom's away, Dad and the kids will play. Read full book review >
THE DOOMSDAY EQUATION by Matt Richtel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"A solid if unremarkable technological thriller noteworthy for its strangely unlikable—and compellingly strange—protagonist."
It's the end of the world as he knows it, and he feels smug. Read full book review >
NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 23, 2014

"Comprehensive research underlies this compelling, highly emotional and profoundly important story."
A novelist and Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporter explores with nearly Javert-ian persistence one of the early cases of traffic fatalities caused by texting while driving.
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DEVIL'S PLAYTHING by Matt Richtel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: May 1, 2011

"The manic cloak-and-dagger business is no more convincing than the is-he-or-isn't-he suspects who seem to be dogging Nat's every move. But the relationship between him and his spunky, fading grandmother rings true."
Great news! Your grandmother doesn't have Alzheimer's; her memory is being killed off by a nefarious computer program. Read full book review >
HOOKED by Matt Richtel
MYSTERY THRILLER
Released: June 1, 2007

"Slight and unimaginative"
Corporate shenanigans drive this erratic suspense novel, Richtel's debut. Read full book review >