Matt Richtel
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Matt Richtel

Matt Richtel is a Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times journalist and bestselling writer of mysteries and thrillers. His books are fast-paced, character-centered stories in which things are not always as they seem. The backdrop for the books is the modern world. Technology is everywhere. Everything moves at lightning speed, from conspiracy, to love, business, and violence. Technology is our slave. Or has it become our dark master?

The books relate to Matt's journalism. He won the Pulitzer Prize in 2010 for a series of stories on distracted driving. The next year, he wrote an acclaimed series for the New York Times called "Your Brain On Computers" exploring how heavy technology use impacts our behavior and our brains.

Matt lives with his family in San Francisco. He writes from an office with a window that looks onto the former house of baseball legend Willie Mays. He -- Matt, not Willie -- is an avid tennis player, takes pride in making guacamole and coffee, and writes the occasional song.

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Best Sellers

    • The Extraordinary New Science of the Immune System: A Tale in Four Lives
    • By: Matt Richtel
    • Narrated by: Fred Sanders
    • Length: 12 hrs and 33 mins
    • Release date: 03-12-19
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 179 ratings

    Regular price: $30.79

    • A Tale of Tragedy and Redemption in the Age of Attention
    • By: Matt Richtel
    • Narrated by: Fred Berman
    • Length: 12 hrs and 30 mins
    • Release date: 09-23-14
    • Language: English
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 190 ratings

    Regular price: $28.51

  • Regular price: $28.51

    • A Thriller About Love and Other Addictions
    • By: Matt Richtel
    • Narrated by: Kirby Heyborne
    • Length: 8 hrs and 28 mins
    • Release date: 05-18-07
    • Language: English
    • 3.5 out of 5 stars 41 ratings

    Regular price: $31.93

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