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By David France

Winner of the golf green Carnation Prize for LGBTQ literature

Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT non-fiction

Shortlisted for the Wellcome publication Prize 2017

'This fantastically written chronicle will stand as a towering paintings in its box' Sunday Times

'Inspiring, uplifting and priceless studying' - Steve Silberman writer of Neurotribes, Financial Times

How to outlive a Plague via David France is the riveting, robust and profoundly relocating tale of the AIDS epidemic and the grass-roots circulate of activists, a lot of them dealing with their very own life-or-death struggles, who grabbed the reins of clinical study to assist enhance the medicine that became HIV from a quite often deadly an infection to a plausible disorder. around the world, the 15.8 million humans taking anti-AIDS medications at the present time are alive due to their efforts.

Not because the ebook of Randy Shilts's now vintage And the Band performed On in 1987 has a publication sought to degree the AIDS plague in such brutally human, intimate, and hovering phrases.

Weaving jointly the tales of dozens of people, this is often an insider's account of a pivotal second in our historical past and person who replaced the way in which that scientific technology is practised worldwide.

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