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And the Band Played On

Randy Shilts

Upon its first publication twenty years ago, And The Band Played on was quickly recognized as a masterpiece of investigatve reporting. An international bestseller, a nominee for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and made into a critically acclaimed movie, Shilts' expose revealed why AIDS was allowed to spread unchecked during the early 80's w...
Publish Date
November 27
First Published in 1987
Goodreads rating
Mar 11, 2020
Timely book recommendation: if you've never read it, AND THE BAND PLAYED ON is Randy Shilts' incredible telling of the early days of the AIDS epidemic. Dr. Anthony Fauci has a starring, and heroic, role.      source
Mar 11, 2020
Book is great but the movie pretty great too and horrifying similar failure of politicized science, just a way shorter timetable now      source