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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 20 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Failures of State: The Inside Story of Britain
    Failures of State: The Inside Story of Britain's Battle with Coronavirus - by Jonathan Calvert and George Arbuthnott

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780008430528 | ISBN 10: 0008430527

    The inside story of the UK's response to the pandemic from the Insight investigations unit at The Sunday Times.  Failures of State: The Inside Story of Britain's Battle with Coronavirus recounts the extraordinary political decisions taken at the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Many Different Kinds of Love: A Story of Life, Death and the NHS by Michael Rosen, illustrated by by Chris Riddell
    Many Different Kinds of Love: A Story of Life, Death and the NHS - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by by Chris Riddell

    £14.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529109450 | ISBN 10: 1529109450

    A national treasure's journey to the brink and back.   'Will I wake up?' 'There's a 50:50 chance.'  Michael Rosen wasn't feeling well. Soon he was struggling to breathe, and then he was admitted to hospital, suffering from coronavirus as th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breathtaking: Inside the NHS in a Time of Pandemic by Rachel Clarke
    Breathtaking: Inside the NHS in a Time of Pandemic - by Rachel Clarke

    £16.99   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781408713785 | ISBN 10: 1408713780

    How does it feel to confront a pandemic from the inside, one patient at a time? To bridge the gulf between a perilously unwell patient in quarantine and their distraught family outside? To be uncertain whether the protective equipment you wear fits t ... 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

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781788160209 | ISBN 10: 1788160207

    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 by Danny Dorling
    Slowdown: The End of the Great Acceleration - by Danny Dorling

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780300257960 | ISBN 10: 0300257961

    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 dat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Teaching in the Online Classroom: Surviving and Thriving in the New Normal by Doug Lemov
    Teaching in the Online Classroom: Surviving and Thriving in the New Normal - by Doug Lemov

    £15.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781119762935 | ISBN 10: 1119762936

    A timely guide to online teaching strategies from bestselling author Doug Lemov and the Teach Like a Champion team.  School closures in response to the covid-19 coronavirus pandemic resulted in an immediate and universal pivot to online teaching. ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, and Possibility by Marc Lamont Hill
    We Still Here: Pandemic, Policing, Protest, and Possibility - by Marc Lamont Hill

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781642594539 | ISBN 10: 1642594539

    In the midst of loss and death and suffering, our charge is to figure out what freedom really means - and how we take steps to get there.   "In the United States, being poor and Black makes you more likely to get sick. Being poor, Black, and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the next) by Dean Spade
    Mutual Aid: Building Solidarity During This Crisis (and the next) - by Dean Spade

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781839762123 | ISBN 10: 1839762128

    Around the world, people are faced with crisis after crisis, from the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change-induced fires, floods, and storms to the ongoing horrors of mass incarceration, brutal immigration enforcement, endemic gender violence, and se ... more

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  • Cover image of book Letters from Lockdown: A Selection of Covid Chronicles from BBC Radio 4
    Letters from Lockdown: A Selection of Covid Chronicles from BBC Radio 4's PM Programme - by Various authors, with a Foreword by Evan Davis

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781784744342 | ISBN 10: 1784744344

    A remarkable collection of 'Covid Chronicles' -- stories from lockdown sent in from listeners to BBC Radio 4 -- making a deeply moving people's history of the pandemic. The perfect gift to help you reflect and find hope this Christmas.  On 23 Ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blinded by Corona: How the Pandemic Ruined Britain
    Blinded by Corona: How the Pandemic Ruined Britain's Health and Wealth and What to Do about It - by John Ashton

    £12.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781783341955 | ISBN 10: 1783341955

    Professor Ashton has lifelong hands-on experience and a deep scholarly understanding of the science of public health, a discipline invented in Britain. In this scathing critique he notes that nothing that the UK government has done to deal with COVID ... more

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  • Cover image of book Duty of Care by Dr Dominic Pimenta
    Duty of Care - by Dr Dominic Pimenta

    £8.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781787395596 | ISBN 10: 1787395596

    The first book to tell the full story of the COVID-19 pandemic from a doctor on the frontline.   ALL ROYALTIES FROM SALES GO TO HEROES, A CHARITY PROTECTING AND SUPPORTING HEALTHCARE WORKERS.  On the 8th of February, Dr Dominic Pimenta e ... 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 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 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 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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