And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic, 20th-Anniversary Edition
Upon it's 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 while the most trusted institutions ignored or denied the threat. One of the few true modern classics, it changed and framed how AIDS was discussed in the following years. Now republished in a special 20th Anniversary edition, And the Band Played On remains one of the essential books of our time.
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Review: And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS EpidemicUser Review - Laura - Goodreads
After reading this book, I was surprised to see it received such rave reviews. The topic is inherently interesting, and I went in with high hopes for a compelling read. Unfortunately, I found it very ... Read full review
Review: And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS EpidemicUser Review - Clare - Goodreads
This is a challenging book to review. It's dense, meticulous and filled to the brim with people involved in the AIDS epidemic. The hierarchy of government health organizations can be confusing, and ... Read full review