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Soul Full of Coal Dust: A Fight for Breath and Justice in Appalachia Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780316299473
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Published: Little, Brown and Company - August 18th, 2020

In a devastating and urgent work of investigative journalism, Pulitzer Prize winner Chris Hamby uncovers the tragic resurgence of black lung disease in Appalachia, its Big Coal cover-up, and the resilient mining communities who refuse to back down.
 
Decades ago, a grassroots uprising forced Congress to enact long-overdue legislation designed to virtually


Covid: The Politics of Fear and the Power of Science Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781684426867
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Published: Turner - October 13th, 2020

Separating FACT from FICTION in the COVID-19 Epidemic


The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781250796127
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Published: Picador - August 25th, 2020

A New York Times bestseller

The definitive account of the infectious diseases threatening humanity by Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative journalist Laurie Garrett

"Prodigiously researched . . . A frightening vision of the future and a deeply unsettling one." —Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times


How to Survive a Pandemic Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781250793232
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Published: Flatiron Books - August 18th, 2020

A vital, timely text on the viruses that cause pandemics and how to face them, by the New York Times bestselling author of How Not to Die.


How We Live Now: Scenes from the Pandemic Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781635576887
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - August 25th, 2020

From the beloved author of Insomniac City, a poignant and profound tribute in stories and images to a city amidst a pandemic.


Constructing the Outbreak: Epidemics in Media and Collective Memory Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781625345288
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Published: University of Massachusetts Press - September 25th, 2020

When an epidemic strikes, media outlets are central to how an outbreak is framed and understood. While reporters construct stories intended to inform the public and convey essential information from doctors and politicians, news narratives also serve as historical records, capturing sentiments, responses, and fears throughout the course of the epidemic.


Our Malady: Lessons in Liberty from a Hospital Diary Cover Image
$12.00
ISBN: 9780593238899
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Published: Crown - September 8th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • From the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller On Tyranny comes an impassioned condemnation of America's pandemic response and an urgent call to rethink health and freedom.


The Virus in the Age of Madness Cover Image
$14.00
ISBN: 9780300257373
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Published: Yale University Press - July 28th, 2020

A trenchant look at how the coronavirus reveals the dangerous fault lines of contemporary society​

As seen on CNN's Fareed Zakaria GPS: “A stirring alarm addressed to an unsettled world.” (Kirkus Reviews)

 
Forget the world that came before.


COVID-19: The Pandemic that Never Should Have Happened and How to Stop the Next One Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780306924248
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Published: Hachette Books - July 14th, 2020

"MacKenzie's fascinating book gives us the scope and scale to be able to put this pandemic in perspective and, it begs the question, will we learn from this in time to prevent to next one?" -Molly Caldwell Crosby, Bestselling author of The American Plague

• One of the Financial Times'  Best Science Books of 2020 •

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The Sensitives: The Rise of Environmental Illness and the Search for America's Last Pure Place Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781982128500
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 14th, 2020

A compelling exploration of the mysteries of environmental toxicity and the community of “sensitives”—people with powerful, puzzling symptoms resulting from exposure to chemicals, fragrances, and cell phone signals, that have no effect on “normals.”

They call themselves “sensitives.” Over fifty million Americans endure a mysterious environmen


Pandemic: Tracking Contagions, from Cholera to Coronaviruses and Beyond Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781250793249
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Published: Picador - August 18th, 2020

Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize | A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice

“[A] grounded, bracingly intelligent study.” —Nature


Anti-vaxxers: How to Challenge a Misinformed Movement Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780262539326
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Published: The MIT Press - September 8th, 2020

A history of the anti-vaccination movement, from its nineteenth-century antecedents to today's anti-vax activism, offering strategies for refuting its claims.

Vaccines are a documented success story, one of the most successful public health interventions in history. Yet there is a vocal anti-vaccination movement, featuring celebrity activists (including Kennedy scion Robert F.


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