5 Eruption: The Untold Story of Mount St. Helens
by Steve Olson (W.W. Norton, nonfiction, on sale Monday) Tells the
WHAT IT’S ABOUT: story of the 1980 volcanic eruption in Washington state, which killed 57 people.
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THE BUZZ: pick of independent booksellers. “Everything a non-fiction book should be: marvelous storytelling mixed with a great cast of characters, fascinating science and little-known history,” Tom Campbell of The Regulator Bookshop in Durham, N.C., says.