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HIV and AIDS -

Related category: Health & Wellbeing
Related booklists: HIV and AIDS in Africa, HIV and AIDS - Books for Children,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 20 books in this booklist

  • 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 Love is the Cure: On Life, Loss and the End of AIDS by Sir Elton John
    Love is the Cure: On Life, Loss and the End of AIDS - by Sir Elton John

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444757033 | ISBN 10: 1444757032

    The first ever book by music legend Sir Elton John is the personal, passionate and illuminating journey of his fight to end the AIDS epidemic.  In the 1980s, Elton John saw friend after friend, loved one after loved one, perish needlessly fro ... 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 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

    £18.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780285640191 | ISBN 10: 0285640194

    In 1981, the year when AIDS came to international attention, Randy Shilts was employed by The San Francisco Chronicle as the first openly gay journalist dealing with gay issues. He quickly devoted himself to reporting on the developing epidemic, tryi ... 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 Deadly Ideas of Neoliberalism: How the IMF Has Undermined Public Health & the Fight Against AIDS by Rick Rowden
    The Deadly Ideas of Neoliberalism: How the IMF Has Undermined Public Health & the Fight Against AIDS - by Rick Rowden

    £26.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848132856 | ISBN 10: 1848132859

    The Deadly Ideas of Neoliberalism explores the history of and current collision between two of the major global phenomena that have characterized the last 30 years: the spread of HIV/AIDS and other diseases of poverty and the ascendancy of neoliberal ... more

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  • Cover image of book To the Wedding by John Berger
    To the Wedding - by John Berger

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780747599395 | ISBN 10: 0747599394

    A mother and father, estranged for years, are travelling across Europe to their daughter's wedding. Vibrant, beautiful Ninon has fallen in love with the young Italian Gino. She is twenty-three years old - and she is dying of AIDS.   As their wed ... 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 The After-Death Room: Journey into Spiritual Activism by Michael McColly
    The After-Death Room: Journey into Spiritual Activism - by Michael McColly

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781932360929 | ISBN 10: 1932360921

    The After-Death Room offers an insider's urgent quest for a more global understanding of the psycho-spiritual challenges that people face who wake up each morning inside the AIDS epidemic and have to act, to learn, to hope from there.   McColly's ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Than Eyes Can See: A Nine Month Journey into the Aids Pandemic by Rhidian Brook
    More Than Eyes Can See: A Nine Month Journey into the Aids Pandemic - by Rhidian Brook

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780714531427 | ISBN 10: 0714531421

    An extraordinary account of a nine-month journey made by the author and his family into some of the World’s HIV/AIDS epicentres.  Sent by the Salvation Army to bear witness to the work they were doing in response to the pandemic, Rhidian Brook ... 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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  • Cover image of book The Shackled Continent: Africa
    The Shackled Continent: Africa's Past, Present and Future - by Robert Guest

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780330419727 | ISBN 10: 0330419722

    Africa is the only continent to have grown poorer over the last three decades. Why? The Shackled Continent, Robert Guest's fascinating first book, seeks to diagnose the sickness that continues to hobble Africa's development. Why are so many African n ... more

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