The Curiosity

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Product Details

Price
$25.99
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
Pages
448
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.1 X 1.4 inches | 0.01 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780062221063

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About the Author

Stephen P. Kiernan has won numerous awards, including the Brechner Center's Freedom of Information Award, the Scripps Howard Award for Distinguished Service to the First Amendment, and the George Polk Award. He is the author of two previous novels, The Curiosity and The Hummingbird, and two nonfiction books. He lives in Vermont with his two sons.

Reviews

""[A]mbitious . . . an emotionally satisfying and brisk narrative . . . [T]his is a gripping novel with a clever conceit."--Publishers Weekly on THE CURIOSITY
"[A] smart, heady, and irresistable science thriller....Kiernan gets every element right in teh breakneck, entertaining and thought-provoking taleabout time, mortality, the ethics of science, and the meaning of life."--Booklist (starred review) on THE CURIOSITY
"Stephen P. Kiernan's novel is a marvelous blend of sci-fi, romance, and the tug-of-war between science and ethics."--Parade on THE CURIOSITY
"Summer is dominated with thrilling books, but if you prefer yours more measured, more touching and decidedly more thought-provoking, this one may satisfy your curiosity."--Minneapolis Star Tribune on THE CURIOSITY
"[THE CURIOSITY] poses provocative questions about life and humanity."--Entertainment Weekly on THE CURIOSITY
"I absolutely loved THE CURIOSITY. It's as thought-provoking and powerful as FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON and the writing is breathtakingly beautiful. And that ending? Poignant, luminescent, and absolutely perfect."--Chris Bohjalian, bestselling author of The Light in the Ruins and Midwives
"Stephen P. Kiernan's The Curiosity is a true page-turner, mixing cutting edge science with an all-too-human love story, while simultaneously taking on the Big Questions. It's one of the most assured debuts in years, a book that will stop your heart and start it again."----Justin Cronin, bestselling author of The Passage
"[A] smart, heady, and irresistible science thriller...Kiernan gets every element right in this breakneck, entertaining, and thought-provoking tale about time, mortality, the ethics of science, and the meaning of life."--Booklist (starred review)