Books Dark Matter by Blake Crouch Hardcover, 336 pages, Random House Inc, List Price: $26.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleDark MatterAuthorBlake Crouch Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers NPR Summary College physics professor Jason Dessen is kidnapped, knocked unconscious—and awakens in a world inexplicably different from the reality he thought he knew. Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy Mysteries, Thrillers & Crime Fiction Also by Blake Crouch Recursion Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Dark Matter 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 'Dark Matter' Is A Jet-Propelled Science Thriller July 31, 2016 Blake Crouch's new book — about a mild-mannered professor who's conked on the head and wakes up in another universe — doesn't make much sense, but it's a fast, tasty read with a killer twist.