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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 16 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book All the Young Men: How One Woman Risked It All To Care For The Dying by Ruth Coker Burks and Kevin Carr O
    All the Young Men: How One Woman Risked It All To Care For The Dying - by Ruth Coker Burks and Kevin Carr O'Leary

    £8.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781409189121 | ISBN 10: 1409189120

    'If I have one message with this book it's that we all have to care for one another. Today, not just in 1986. Life is about caring for each other, and I learned more about life from the dying than I ever learned from the living. It's in an elephant r ... more

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  • Cover image of book Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS : A Memoir by Derek Frost
    Living and Loving in the Age of AIDS : A Memoir - by Derek Frost

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781786784964 | ISBN 10: 1786784963

    This is the tale of a devastating pandemic, of lives cut painfully short - it's also a love story.  Derek, a distinguished designer, and J, a pioneering entrepreneur and creator of Heaven, the iconic gay dance club, met and fell in love more ... more

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  • Cover image of book And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts
    And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic - by Randy Shilts

    £12.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781788167734 | ISBN 10: 1788167732

    An international bestseller and winner of the Stonewall Book Award, which inspired an award-winning film.  Randy Shilts was the first openly gay journalist dealing with gay issues for the San Francisco Chronicle. In 1981, the year when AIDS c ... more

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  • Cover image of book How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS by David France
    How to Survive a Plague: The Story of How Activists and Scientists Tamed AIDS - by David France

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509839407 | ISBN 10: 1509839402

    Winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Non-Fiction   Winner of The Green Carnation Prize for LGBTQ literature   Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for LGBT non-fiction   Shortlisted for the Wellcome Book Prize 2017   'Th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hold Tight Gently: Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS by Martin Duberman
    Hold Tight Gently: Michael Callen, Essex Hemphill, and the Battlefield of AIDS - by Martin Duberman

    £14.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781620971925 | ISBN 10: 1620971925

    The Lambda Literary Award–winning biography of two men fighting for their lives in the early days of the AIDS epidemic, from the celebrated historian. "A meticulously researched, nuanced, empathic and insightful portrait of two important artistic ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grandmothers
    The Grandmothers' Movement: Solidarity and Survival in the Time of AIDS - by May Chazan

    £20.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780773544864 | ISBN 10: 0773544860

    At the height of the African AIDS crisis older women mobilized across two continents and an ocean of difference to change the lives of innumerable African women confronting insecurity, violence, grief, and illness.   In 2006 the Stephen Lewis Foun ... more

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  • Cover image of book Just Between Us by J.H. Trumble
    Just Between Us - by J.H. Trumble

    £11.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780758277183 | ISBN 10: 0758277180

    Seventeen-year-old Luke Chesser is trying to forget his spectacular failure of a love life. He practices marching band moves for hours in the hot Texas sun, deals with his disapproving father, and slyly checks out the new band field tech, Curtis Came ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dream of Ding Village by Yan Lianke
    Dream of Ding Village - by Yan Lianke

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780332628 | ISBN 10: 1780332629

    China's most controversial novelist on one of the biggest scandals in recent Chinese history - his defining work.  Told through the eyes of Xiao Qiang, a young boy killed by his family's neighbours, this seminal novel tells the tragic and shocki ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hope Amidst Despair: HIV/AIDS-Affected Children in Sub-Saharan Africa by Susanna W. Grannis
    Hope Amidst Despair: HIV/AIDS-Affected Children in Sub-Saharan Africa - by Susanna W. Grannis

    £21.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331539 | ISBN 10: 074533153x

    Of the 16 million children to have been orphaned by AIDS worldwide, almost 15 million live in sub-Saharan Africa. Hope Amidst Despair focuses on these children and those who are made vulnerable by HIV/AIDS.   Of the millions affected, many live ... more

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  • Cover image of book Our Kind of People: Thoughts on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic by Uzodinma Iweala
    Our Kind of People: Thoughts on the HIV/AIDS Epidemic - by Uzodinma Iweala

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780719523601 | ISBN 10: 0719523605

    HIV/AIDS is more divisive and destructive than any other disease - tearing apart communities and ostracising the afflicted. Award-winning novelist Uzodinma Iweala embarks on a remarkable journey around the African continent meeting individuals and co ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS by Elizabeth Pisani
    The Wisdom of Whores: Bureaucrats, Brothels and the Business of AIDS - by Elizabeth Pisani

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781847080769 | ISBN 10: 1847080766

    In The Wisdom of Whores, epidemiologist Elizabeth Pisani brings honesty, wit and startling pragmatism to the tawdry front lines of sex and drugs. She explains how we could shut down HIV in most of the world with a few simple steps, with less money th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight Against AIDS by Helen Epstein
    Invisible Cure: Africa, the West and the Fight Against AIDS - by Helen Epstein

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141011059 | ISBN 10: 014101105x

    AIDS may be the deadliest infectious disease in human history. What makes some societies more vulnerable than others? Why is the HIV epidemic so severe in Africa and why has it been so difficult to control? Should we blame sexual mores? Gender inequa ... more

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  • Cover image of book 28: Stories of AIDS in Africa by Stephanie Nolen
    28: Stories of AIDS in Africa - by Stephanie Nolen

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781846270383 | ISBN 10: 1846270383

    There are 28 million people living with HIV in Arica. Why should we care?  Here, in 28 stories, are 28 reasons why. "From the tiny virus, via 28 individual human stories, to an entire continent, these stories will tear you apart before putting you ... more

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  • Cover image of book Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community by Edited by Gil L.Robertson
    Not in My Family: AIDS in the African-American Community - by Edited by Gil L.Robertson

    £10.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781932841244 | ISBN 10: 1932841245

    In this landmark collection of personal essays, stories, brief memoirs and polemics, prominent figures from all walks of African-American life unite to break through cultural inhibitions and address head-on how the HIV/AIDS scourge has affected their ... more

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  • Cover image of book Moving Mountains: The Race to Treat Global AIDS by Anne-Christine D
    Moving Mountains: The Race to Treat Global AIDS - by Anne-Christine D'Adesky

    £14.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781844675432 | ISBN 10: 1844675432

    In dispatches written from villages and cities around the world, Anne-Christine D'Adesky reports on the greatest challenge facing us today: the global effort to provide life-saving medicines and care to millions living with HIV and AIDS in resource-p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The African AIDS Epidemic: A Story by John Iliffe
    The African AIDS Epidemic: A Story - by John Iliffe

    £16.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780852558904 | ISBN 10: 0852558902

    This book is aimed initially at students who want to study the history of the AIDS epidemic but who currently have no starting point from which to enter the vast and often technical literature. Other readers will also find it a helpful introduction t ... more

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