Books Marcus Sakey Books by Marcus Sakey Marcus Sakey has written books about: Science Fiction & Fantasy Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Marcus Sakey Review Book Reviews NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013's Great Reads December 4, 2013 NPR staff and critics selected more than 200 standout titles. Now it's up to you: Choose your own adventure! Use our tags to search through books and find the perfect read. Author Interviews What If The X-Men Were Real? Q&A With Marcus Sakey, Author Of 'Brilliance' July 27, 2013 Marcus Sakey's new novel, Brilliance, imagines an America where superhumanly talented savants are hunted by a rogue government agency. Sakey says the titular "brilliants" are "objectively superior to the rest of us. Which is a scary concept to normal people."