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Stiff by Mary RoachThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootThe Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Oliver SacksOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest by Ken KeseyThe Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
Medicine and Literature
1,257 books — 1,556 voters

The Stand by Stephen KingWorld War Z by Max BrooksThe Andromeda Strain by Michael CrichtonThe Hot Zone by Richard   PrestonThe Passage by Justin Cronin
Apocalypse by Epidemic
162 books — 201 voters

Tagged by Joseph M. ChironGone by Michael  GrantLife As We Knew It by Susan Beth PfefferThe Road by Cormac McCarthyAshfall by Mike Mullin
Apocalypse Challenge
107 books — 199 voters

Into Thin Air by Jon KrakauerIsaac's Storm by Erik LarsonIn the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel PhilbrickA Night to Remember by Walter LordAlive by Piers Paul Read
Non-fiction Disaster Books
131 books — 176 voters

Blood River by Tim ButcherThe Kite Runner by Khaled HosseiniWe Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed with Ou... by Philip GourevitchWild Swans by Jung ChangNothing to Envy by Barbara Demick
Plight of a Nation
230 books — 77 voters

Stiff by Mary RoachThe Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha MukherjeeBonk by Mary RoachSpillover by David QuammenThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
Modern Medical Science - Nonfiction
112 books — 63 voters
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne FadimanThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca SklootMountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy KidderThe Hot Zone by Richard   PrestonThe Coming Plague by Laurie Garrett
Public Health
95 books — 57 voters

The Cost of Hope by Amanda   BennettCancer Schmancer by Fran DrescherThe Cancer Survivors Club by Chris GeigerIt's Probably Nothing...* by Micki MyersCrazy Sexy Cancer Tips by Kris Carr
Funny Books About Cancer
31 books — 40 voters

Coming To Terms With Type 1 Diabetes by Debbie  YoungNeedles by Andie DominickReturn to Skoki Lake by Nikki TateDiabetes Book Series by Kristy ClarkLong Time, No See by Beth Finke
50 books — 25 voters
Doomsday Book by Connie WillisYear of Wonders by Geraldine BrooksForever Amber by Kathleen WinsorThe Plague by Albert CamusWorld Without End by Ken Follett
Bubonic Plague
69 books — 22 voters

In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat WintersA Death-Struck Year by Makiia LucierAngel of Song by Anne RouenWickett's Remedy by Myla GoldbergThis Time of Dying by Reina James
1918 Flu Epidemic
78 books — 19 voters
Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse AndersonChasing Secrets by Gennifer CholdenkoAt the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary HooperThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettPetals in the Ashes by Mary Hooper
YA & Middle Grade Epidemics
87 books — 18 voters

Breathing Room by Marsha HaylesQueen of Hearts by Martha BrooksThe Year of My Indian Prince by Ella Thorp EllisHomeless Bird by Gloria WhelanSpitting Blood by Helen Bynum
24 books — 13 voters

Moloka'i by Alan BrennertIn the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil W. White IIIMiracle at Carville by Betty MartinThe Samurai's Garden by Gail TsukiyamaThe Colony by John Tayman
Leprosy/Hansen's Disease
17 books — 9 voters
In the Wake of the Plague by Norman F. CantorThe Great Mortality by John     KellyWorld Without End by Ken FollettA Journal of the Plague Year by Daniel DefoeThe Black Death and the Transformation of the West by David Herlihy
The Black Death
19 books — 6 voters

The Death and Life of the Great Lakes by Dan EganThieves of State by Sarah ChayesThe Age of Stagnation by Das SatyajitThe Mother and Child Project by Melinda GatesWater in Plain Sight by Judith D. Schwartz
Rotary Areas of Focus
10 books — 3 voters

Dances of Vice, Horror, and Ecstasy by Sebastian DrosteChampavert; seven bitter tales by Petrus BorelNeurotica by J.K. PotterWatchfiends and Rack Screams by Antonin ArtaudRed Laugh; Dedalus European Classics Paperback by Leonid Andreyev
Thee Ultra-Black Grave of Eternity
100 books — 2 voters
Patrick Bouvier Kennedy by Michael S. Ryan, RRT-NPSLuckiest Man by Jonathan EigLucky Man by Michael J. FoxPolio by David M. OshinskySum It Up by Pat Summitt
Sick, Famous, and Influential
10 books — 1 voter

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