Kevin DeYoung's name is one you hear a lot of at the moment. Born in 1977, he is an American theologian and author (he has a number of books out at the moment, several of them award winners). A pastor in the Reformed Church in America and a member of The Gospel Coalition, he was born in South Holland, Illinois and grew up in Michigan, where his parents were involved in Christian radio. He has an MDiv from Gordon-Conwell Seminary and is currently working on a history PhD on the theology of John Witherspoon (John Coffey is his advisor).
His Taking God at his Word came out in April this year and I bought it in Aber over the summer and read it last month. It is a short basic introductory book good as a starter, a refresher or a guide for a short series of sermons, perhaps. The subtitle gives a lot away - Why the Bible Is Knowable, Necessary, and Enough, and What That Means for You and Me. Written in a very engaging way, it covers the reliability, sufficiency, clarity, finality, necessity and a last chapter on Jesus and the Bible plus an appendix with further reading and two indexes.