Douglas Preston is the author of 35 books, both fiction and nonfiction, 24 of which have been New York Times bestsellers, including several that reached the #1 position. His thriller novel, The Relic, co-authored with Lincoln Child, was made into a movie; the film adaption of his nonfiction book, The Monster of Florence, is currently in production. His latest nonfiction book, The Lost City of the Monkey God, details the discovery of a pre-Columbian city in the unexplored jungles of Honduras.
In addition to books, Douglas has written nonfiction articles for The New Yorker, National Geographic, Smithsonian, the Atlantic, Harper’s, and New Mexico Magazine. He is currently president of the Authors Guild. He has also worked as an editor for the American Museum of National History and taught nonfiction writing at Princeton University.