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Published June, 2017
By Laura Spinney
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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With a death toll of 50 to 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was the greatest human disaster, not only of the twentieth century, but possibly in all of recorded history. This book recounts the story of an overlooked pandemic, tracing it from Alaska to Brazil, from Persia to Spain, and from South Africa to Odessa.

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Published June, 2017
By Laura Spinney
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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With a death toll of between 50 and 100 million people and a global reach, the Spanish flu of 1918-1920 was the greatest human disaster in all of recorded history. The author recounts the story of an overlooked pandemic, tracing it from Alaska to Brazil, from Persia to Spain, and from South Africa to Odessa.

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Published August, 2016
By Colin Grant
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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People with epilepsy were forbidden to marry or have children. To this day many people with epilepsy - sixty million worldwide - still live in fear of exposure. This book traces the history of the condition and the pioneering doctors whose extraordinary breakthroughs finally helped gain an understanding of how the brain works.

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Published January, 2012
By Dennis O'Donnell
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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A memoir that sets out to reveal the true story of life in a psychiatric ward. Recounting the stories of the patients the author worked with, and those of the friends he made on the ward, it provides a detailed account of day-to-day life behind the doors of the most feared and stigmatised environment in healthcare.

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Published February, 2009
By Gabriel Weston
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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How does it feel to hold someone's life in your hands? What is it like to cut into someone else's body? This title allows light to fall on the questions we have all wanted to ask about surgery. It tells about what it is like to be a woman competing in a world dominated by Alpha males, in the big-city hospitals of the twenty-first century.

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Published May, 2007
By William Rosen and Bill Rosen
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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In the middle of the sixth century, the world's smallest organism collided with the world's mightiest empire. Twenty-five million corpses later, the Roman Empire, under her last great emperor, Justinian, was decimated. This book tells the story of that collision.

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