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Steve Sheinkin

Steve Sheinkin is the acclaimed author of fast-paced, cinematic nonfiction histories, including FalloutUndefeated,Born to FlyThe Port Chicago 50, and Bomb. His accolades include a Newbery Honor, three Boston Globe–Horn Book Awards, a Sibert Medal and Honor, and three National Book Award finalist honors. He lives in Saratoga Springs, New York, with his wife and two children.


Fallout: Spies, Superbombs, and the Ultimate Cold War Showdown

(Roaring Brook Press, Hardcover, $19.99)

New York Times bestselling author Steve Sheinkin presents a follow up to his award-winning book Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon, taking readers on a terrifying journey into the Cold War and our mutual assured destruction.

"Steve Sheinkin recounts the "most intense years of the Cold War" with a cinematic writing style that is keenly detailed... Look no further for informative and entertaining nonfiction."

Shelf Awareness, starred review

"Steve Sheinkin’s new nonfiction thriller about the Cold War is like one of its key emblems, the U-2 spy plane: fast, lean and able to survey a huge amount of territory." ―The New York Times