Nonfiction Thrillers

Deadly Outbreaks by Alexandra M. Levitt, PhD. Real life disease detective stories.

A Deadly Wandering: A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention by Matt Richtel.

Flu by Gina Kolata

Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer. Gripping first hand account of disaster, death, and survival on Mount Everest.

Lights Out by Ted Koppel. Sort of thrilling journalistic investigation of a cyberattack on the US electrical grid, with interesting chapters on preppers.

The Demon in the Freezer by Richard Preston. More scary virology from Preston, this time, smallpox.

The Hot Zone by Richard Preston. All-time greatest nonfiction science thriller, on viral hemorrhagic fevers (Ebola)

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