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Coronavirus, Viruses and Infections - Fiction and non-fiction on the subject of the 2020 Coronavirus outbreak, and on viruses and infections.

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Understanding Coronavirus by Raul Rabadan
    Understanding Coronavirus - by Raul Rabadan

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781108826716 | ISBN 10: 1108826717

    Since the identification of the first cases of the coronavirus in December 2019 in Wuhan, China, there has been a significant amount of confusion regarding the origin and spread of the so-called 'coronavirus', officially named SARS-CoV-2, and the cau ... more

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  • Cover image of book Five Go Absolutely Nowhere by Bruno Vincent
    Five Go Absolutely Nowhere - by Bruno Vincent

    £8.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781529412086 | ISBN 10: 1529412080

    'Ah! This is the dream!' says Julian one morning. 'With good old British common sense and community spirit like this, there's no reason that we couldn't exist on the island like this for the rest of our days!'   What could possibly go wrong...? & ... more

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  • Cover image of book Intimations: Six Essays by Zadie Smith
    Intimations: Six Essays - by Zadie Smith

    £5.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780241492383 | ISBN 10: 0241492386

    "As well as offering a new guide to living in a wild, messy and unfair world, Smith provides a reminder that we can use this crisis to imagine a better one"(Evening Standard ) Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of ess ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pandemic Solidarity: Mutual Aid During the Covid-19 Crisis by Marina Sitrin and Colectiva Sembrar (Editors)
    Pandemic Solidarity: Mutual Aid During the Covid-19 Crisis - by Marina Sitrin and Colectiva Sembrar (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780745343167 | ISBN 10: 0745343163

    In times of crisis, when institutions of power are laid bare, people turn to one another. Pandemic Solidarity collects firsthand experiences from around the world of people creating their own narratives of solidarity and mutual aid in the time of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop by Adam Kucharski
    The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop - by Adam Kucharski

    £16.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781788160193 | ISBN 10: 1788160193

    A deadly virus suddenly explodes into the population. A political movement gathers pace, and then quickly vanishes.  An idea takes off like wildfire, changing our world forever. We live in a world that's more interconnected than ever before. Our ... more

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  • Cover image of book Slowdown: The End of the Great Acceleration - Why It
    Slowdown: The End of the Great Acceleration - Why It's Good for the Planet, the Economy & Our Lives - by Danny Dorling

    £18.99   hardback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9780300243406 | ISBN 10: 0300243405

    The end of our high-growth world was underway well before COVID-19 arrived. In this powerful and timely argument, Danny Dorling demonstrates the benefits of a larger, ongoing societal slowdown.  Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises by Paolo Giordano
    How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - by Paolo Giordano

    £2.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781474619288 | ISBN 10: 1474619282

    The Covid-19 pandemic is the most significant health emergency of our time.   Writing from Italy in lockdown, physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano explains how disease spreads in our interconnected world: why it mattershow it impacts ushow we ... more

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  • Cover image of book Viruses: A Very Short Introduction by Dorothy H. Crawford
    Viruses: A Very Short Introduction - by Dorothy H. Crawford

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780198811718 | ISBN 10: 0198811713

    Viruses are big news. From pandemics such as HIV, to swine flu, and SARS, we are constantly being bombarded with information about new lethal infections. In this Very Short Introduction Dorothy Crawford demonstrates how clever these entities really a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Deadly Companions: How Microbes Shaped our History by Dorothy H. Crawford
    Deadly Companions: How Microbes Shaped our History - by Dorothy H. Crawford

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780198815440 | ISBN 10: 0198815441

    Ever since we started huddling together in communities, the story of human history has been inextricably entwined with the story of microbes. They have evolved and spread amongst us, shaping our culture through infection, disease, and pandemic. At th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Infectious Disease: A Very Short Introduction by Marta Wayne and Benjamin Bolker
    Infectious Disease: A Very Short Introduction - by Marta Wayne and Benjamin Bolker

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780199688937 | ISBN 10: 0199688931

    As doctors and biologists have learned, to their dismay, infectious disease is a moving target: new diseases emerge every year, old diseases evolve into new forms, and ecological and socioeconomic upheavals change the transmission pathways by which d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
    Station Eleven - by Emily St. John Mandel

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781447268970 | ISBN 10: 1447268970

    The New York Times Bestseller WINNER OF THE ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD 2015 Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015 2014 National Book Awards Finalist 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist   What was lost in the collapse: almost e ... more

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