Thursday, November 06, 2008

Micheal Crichton Dies

One of my favorite authors, Michael Crichton has died at 66. I am pretty sure I have read every novel he published and the list of topics and subject matter he has covered is impressive:

Jurassic Park of course
Disclosure--sexual harassment
Rising Sun--the growth of Japan
Airframe--airline safety and accident investigation
State of Fear--global warming (that got a lot of press attention)
Andromeda Strain--his first novel published while in medical school dealing with unknown disease
Timeline--time travel and quantum physics

But Crichton was also the creator of one of the most successful shows on TV--ER, which has been on the air for damn near forever.

His creative force will be missed.

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