Books Underground Airlines by Ben H. Winters Hardcover, 327 pages, Little Brown & Co, List Price: $26 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleUnderground AirlinesAuthorBen H. Winters Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary A tale set in a modern America where the Civil War never happened and four states still enforce slavery follows the experiences of a talented black bounty hunter who infiltrates an abolitionist group to catch a high-profile runaway. Genres: Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Also by Ben H. Winters Golden State The Last Policeman Countdown City Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Underground Airlines NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. Review Book Reviews 'Underground Airlines' Presents A Scarily Realistic Alternate History July 7, 2016 Ben H. Winters' new novel is set in a modern-day America in which almost everything seems normal — except for the fact that the Civil War never happened, and slavery is still legal in four states.