Friday, November 17, 2017

'How To Survive A Plague' Wins UK's Top Prize For Nonfiction

"Opening with a quote from Paul Monet, 'Grief is a sword, or it is nothing', [David] France's book chronicles how the activist community fought to develop the drugs that would turn HIV into a largely treatable condition. ... [The book] beat titles including Simon Schama's Belonging and Christopher de Bellaigue's The Islamic Enlightenment to win the £30,000 award," the Baillie Gifford Prize.

Article source here:The Arts Journal

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