Former Presidential Advisor, Kevin Hopkins, Releases Debut Novel, SKYLIGHT
Author Kevin Hopkins' debut novel, "Skylight," is a tale about when millions of people died instantly when the air at Earth's higher elevations could no longer be breathed. The book hits the market today.
Miraculously left alive after the catastrophe, Martin Fall journeys home to Los Angeles and watches as society collapses all around him, leaving him to pick up the pieces. But when he's recruited for a dangerous mission, he must confront his tragic past to rescue a technology that could save the earth from destroying itself.
Kevin Hopkins is the director of energy and environmental research for The Communications Institute, a Los Angeles-based think tank. He previously served as director of the White House Office of Policy Information, where he advised the President of the United States on economic, energy, and environmental policy, and also was senior policy counsel to the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy. He has published several books on U.S. economic and social policy, including "The Catastrophe Ahead" and "Poverty and Welfare Dependency," and served for 20 years as a senior contributing editor to Business Week magazine. "Skylight" is his first novel.
One October night, millions died when the air suddenly became unbreathable. Miraculously left alive, Martin Fall journeys home to Los Angeles and watches as society collapses all around him, leaving him to pick up the pieces. But when he's recruited for a dangerous mission, he must confront his tragic past to rescue a technology that could save the earth from destroying itself.
Praise for "Skylight":
"'Skylight' is a very important book. Read it now. And tell all of your friends to read it."
-Former U.S. Rep. Barry Goldwater Jr., Co-author of the Federal Privacy Act
"'Skylight' proudly joins such dystopian classics as "1984" and Cormac McCarthy's Pulitzer Prize-winning 'The Road.' . . . No one who reads this ultimately uplifting novel will come away unmoved." -Doug Bandow, National Columnist, Forbes.com
"'Skylight' is one of the most exciting and thought-provoking political thrillers to come along in many years."
-Jack Cox, Political journalist & former Chief of Staff, U.S. Congress"Skylight" is available in bookstores and from online retailers.