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COVID-19, 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 9 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book When This Is Over: Reflections on an Unequal Pandemic by Amy Cortvriend, Lucy Easthope, Jenny Edkins and Kandida Purnell (Editors)
    When This Is Over: Reflections on an Unequal Pandemic - by Amy Cortvriend, Lucy Easthope, Jenny Edkins and Kandida Purnell (Editors)

    £14.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781447368069 | ISBN 10: 1447368061

    The COVID-19 pandemic had a profound and persistent impact – a tragic loss of life, changes to established patterns of life and social inequalities laid bare. It brought out the good in many and the worst in others, and raised questions around what ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Advantages of Nearly Dying by Michael Rosen
    The Advantages of Nearly Dying - by Michael Rosen

    £8.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781739772291 | ISBN 10: 1739772296

    Michael Rosen was dangerously ill from COVID at the beginning of 2020 and as doctors told him, if he hadn’t received treatment, he would have ‘gone’.  While he was in hospital, 42% of the patients on his intensive care ward died. He spent ... more

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  • Cover image of book NHS Under Siege: The Fight to Save it in the Age of Covid by John Lister & Jacky Davis plus expert contributors
    NHS Under Siege: The Fight to Save it in the Age of Covid - by John Lister & Jacky Davis plus expert contributors

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780850367775 | ISBN 10: 0850367778

    The NHS is in crisis. The past 12 years of Tory real-terms cuts in funding have been disastrous.  John Lister and Jacky Davis look at the threat to the NHS posed by the combination of two years of a global pandemic and the relentless policies ... 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

    £10.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780349144566 | ISBN 10: 0349144567

    THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER NOW A MAJOR TV DRAMA   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 outsid ... 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 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 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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