The Plague Year
  • Author : Lawrence Wright
  • Release Date : 29 June 2022
  • Publisher : Knopf
  • Genre : Medical
  • Pages : 336
  • ISBN 13 : 9780593320723

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Book Description: Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Plague Year

The Plague Year

Author : Lawrence Wright
Publisher : Knopf
Genre : Medical
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Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, ...

Plague Year

Plague Year

Author : Jeff Carlson
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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Read Jeff Carlson's blogs and other content on the Penguin Community. View our feature on Jeff Carlson's Plague Year.The nanotechnology was designed to fight cancer. Instead, it evolved into the Machine Plague, killing nearly five billion people and changing life on Earth forever. The nanotech has one weakness: it ...

The End of October

The End of October

Author : Lawrence Wright
Publisher : Knopf
Genre : Fiction
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"At an internment camp in Indonesia, within one week, forty-seven people are pronounced dead with acute hemorrhagic fever. When the microbiologist and epidemiologist Henry Parsons travels there on behalf of the World Health Organization to investigate, what he finds will soon have staggering repercussions across the globe: an infected man ...

A Journal of the Plague Year

A Journal of the Plague Year

Author : Cosmin Costinaș,Inti Guerrero,Lesley Ma
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Plague in art
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Expanded from a touring exhibition originated at Para Site in 2013, this book critically analyzes historical and contemporary imaginations and politics of fear in the face of disease and the specter of contamination in society and culture. Scholars, artists, novelists, and journalists depart from Hong Kong's history of epidemic--the most recent ...

A Plague Year

A Plague Year

Author : Edward Bloor
Publisher : Knopf Books for Young Readers
Genre : Young Adult Fiction
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It's 2001 and zombies have taken over Tom's town. Meth zombies. The drug rips through Blackwater, PA, with a ferocity and a velocity that overwhelms everyone. It starts small, with petty thefts of cleaning supplies and Sudafed from the supermarket where Tom works. But by year's end there will be ruined, ...

Moscow in the Plague Year

Moscow in the Plague Year

Author : Marina Tsvetaeva
Publisher : Archipelago
Genre : Poetry
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Written during the Russian Revolution of 1917 and the Moscow famine that followed, these poems are suffused with Tsvetaeva's irony and humor, which undoubtedly accounted for her success in not only reaching the end of the plague year alive, but making it the most productive of her career. We meet a ...

God Save Texas

God Save Texas

Author : Lawrence Wright
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : History
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A New York Times Notable Book National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist An NPR Best Book of the Year God Save Texas is a journey through the most controversial state in America. It is a red state, but the cities are blue and among the most diverse in the nation. ...

Histories of a Plague Year

Histories of a Plague Year

Author : Giulia Calvi
Publisher : Univ of California Press
Genre : History
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"A dramatic and highly interesting story--one that brings to life the complexities of plague and of piety."--Natalie Zemon Davis, Princeton University...

Journal of the Plague Year

Journal of the Plague Year

Author : Lloyd Constantine
Publisher : Kaplan Publishing
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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On March 10, 2008, as New Yorkers and admires around the world plunged into disillusionment at the shocking revelation that Governor Eliot Spitzer had been a client of a high-priced call girl service, one man's disillusion with Spitzer had already begun to disappear. The night before, Spitzer had told Lloyd Constantine, his ...

A journal of the plague year

A journal of the plague year

Author : Anonim
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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MasterTexts presents the full text of "A Journal of the Plague Year," by English journalist and novelist Daniel Defoe (1660-1731). The book highlights an account of the great plague of London, England, in 1664-1665. It was first published in 1722. Defoe describes the daily events in the city during the outbreak ...

Year of Wonders

Year of Wonders

Author : Geraldine Brooks
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Fiction
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“Plague stories remind us that we cannot manage without community . . . Year of Wonders is a testament to that very notion.” – The Washington Post An unforgettable tale, set in 17th century England, of a village that quarantines itself to arrest the spread of the plague, from the author The Secret Chord ...

Corona Man

Corona Man

Author : D.M. Thomas
Publisher : The Cornovia Press
Genre : Poetry
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John Trenear, an 84 year old widower, lives alone in a bleak London tower block. He has turned away from a world he finds alien, its customs and beliefs so different from the Christian simplicities of his Cornish childhood. He tweets not, neither does he watch TV. Consequently, when the coronavirus ...