- Reading John Barry's book and I keep thinking -- What have we learned since the last pandemic? Anything? And we had 102 years to prepare for the next big one! https://t.co/PMcghlFTbK
- @gsands It's a remarkable book. It ends better than "The End of October" but the second half will make you want to stand up and scream at the anti-maskers and Covid-deniers "Read this book and change your behavior right fucking now."
- From John Barry’s history of the 1918 pandemic: https://t.co/hQIVWbebhl
- Four books on the Spanish Flu. 1) The Great Influenza: https://t.co/Kg3brTYjsJ 2) Pale Rider: https://t.co/D8wXxEhSPr 3) Flu: The Story of the Great Influenza Pandemic of 1918: https://t.co/gopi47nQMw 4) Pandemic 1918: https://t.co/fk5Y7IPB9J https://t.co/sGwbn3BktY
- Book recs from this week: Life Isn't Everything https://t.co/29YzVjyuHz The Devil's Chessboard https://t.co/6x1Uu7kdrX The MVP Machine https://t.co/8x1L2I7fva The Great Influenza https://t.co/34LC897cfb
- The Great Influenza by John Barry is equal parts terrifying (influenza is a bad MFer) and inspiring (the doctors who were fighting it) Read this to better understand the flu Or don't read this if you panic easily What a sad/scary/unbelievable story https://t.co/34LC897cfb https://t.co/eEPanijB71
- Book recs from this week's show: Dark Towers by @davidenrich https://t.co/lY5jA9fkIS The Great Influenza by John Barry https://t.co/34LC897cfb Home Game by Michael Lewis https://t.co/zTEVTnOshq
An account of the deadly influenza epidemic of 1918, which took the lives of millions of people around the world, examines its causes, its impact on early twentieth-century society, and the lasting implications of the crisis.