And the Band Played On
This investigative masterpiece delves into the spread of AIDS in the early 80s and the institutions that ignored or denied the threat. A modern classic, it changed the discourse surrounding AIDS and remains essential reading 20 years after its initial publication.
First Published in 1987
2020-03-11T11:27:18.000ZTimely 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
2020-03-11T21:11:50.000ZBook is great but the movie pretty great too and horrifying similar failure of politicized science, just a way shorter timetable now – source