University of Arizona BIO5 Institute
Douglas Preston is the author of thirty-five books, twenty-two of which have been New York Times best-sellers. He has worked as an editor at the American Museum of Natural History in New York and taught writing at Princeton University. His first novel, "Relic," co-authored with Lincoln Child, was made into a movie by Paramount Pictures. His latest nonfiction book is entitled "The Lost City of the Monkey God," and it tells the true story of the discovery of a Pre-Columbian city in the unexplored rainforest of Honduras. In addition to books, Preston writes for the New Yorker Magazine, National Geographic and Smithsonian.