Gravest Show on Earth
Claiming that "AIDS never got a chance to be simply a disease", but instead was quickly co-opted as either "a scourge from God, a comment on the nation's sexual practices, an opportunity for homophobes and heterophobes, even a shot at the Nobel Prize", Elinor Burkett examines the history of the AIDS epidemic, and finds it rife with examples of activism run amok, good inten...more
Paperback, 398 pages
Published October 15th 1996 by Picador USA
(first published October 23rd 1995)
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