Curator Reviews

1969 Book Club

Crichton wasn’t even 30 when the page-turning techno thriller announced his arrival as a major writer of genre fiction. He was still working as a doctor at the time—in New York with the famous Jonas Salk—but was soon launched on a literary career, punctuated by a period of directing movies, including Westworld and Coma, and creating one of the most successful TV shows of all time, E.R. He died at the age of 66 having written 18 novels, most of them best-sellers.

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