NEIL SWIDEY is a narrative nonfiction author and journalist. His most recent bestselling book tells the gripping story of five men who were asked to do a nearly impossible job. They were sent to the end of the world's longest tunnel of its kind, which had been built under the ocean and was by then starved of all light and oxygen. Tragically, not all of them made it out alive. Swidey takes you into the exotic world behind a wondrous megaproject, and introduces you to the fascinating real-life characters asked to rescue it. The result is a taut, action-packed narrative that has been named one of the best books of the year. Reviewers have described it as "impressively reported" (NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW), "a masterfully crafted saga" (BOSTON GLOBE), and "a cautionary tale, which Mr. Swidey writes with splendid heart" (WALL STREET JOURNAL).