Though a recent movie version was eradicated due to Jodie Foster's and Robert Redford's defections, the Hot Zone book a true story about a highly deadly and contagious African rain forest virus that sprang up in the '80s is thriving. The book debuted on the nonfiction chart at No. 10, with 210,000 copies in print after five press runs. And why shouldn't it be a best-seller? Could there be anything more entertaining than a book about a filovirus that kills + nine out of 10 whom it infects and in particularly excruciating and disgusting ways, too.