Books Golden Son by Pierce Brown Hardcover, 442 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $25 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleGolden SonAuthorPierce Brown Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary Darrow, a tragedy-forged rebel hero, continues his work infiltrating the elite Gold caste to free his people from a brutal future. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Fiction Also by Pierce Brown Dark Age Morning Star Iron Gold Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Golden Son NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2015's Great Reads December 8, 2015 The Book Concierge is back and all new for 2015! Explore more than 260 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Time Machine 'Golden Son' Is Space Opera That Doesn't Forget The Opera January 11, 2015 Pierce Brown's followup to last year's Romans-in-space epic Red Rising is bigger, louder, and bloodier than its predecessor. Reviewer Jason Sheehan says it isn't perfect — but it is hard to put down.