Plagues


Fever 1793
The Stand
The Plague
Doomsday Book (Oxford Time Travel, #1)
Year of Wonders
The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time
The Andromeda Strain
The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History
Station Eleven
The American Plague: The Untold Story of Yellow Fever, the Epidemic that Shaped Our History
The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden, #1)
Masque of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death, #1)
The Death Cure (The Maze Runner, #3)
The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic - and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
The Coming Plague: Newly Emerging Diseases in a World Out of Balance
The Great Influenza by John M. BarryThe Ghost Map by Steven JohnsonThe Hot Zone by Richard   PrestonGuns, Germs, and Steel by Jared DiamondThe Coming Plague by Laurie Garrett
History of disease
59 books — 29 voters
Gone by Michael  GrantLord of the Flies by William GoldingThe Maze Runner by James DashnerThe Girl Who Owned a City by O.T. NelsonFear by Michael  Grant
No Adults
34 books — 23 voters

Doomsday Book by Connie WillisYear of Wonders by Geraldine BrooksWorld Without End by Ken FollettForever Amber by Kathleen WinsorThe Plague by Albert Camus
Bubonic Plague
71 books — 27 voters
Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse AndersonThe Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson BurnettChasing Secrets by Gennifer CholdenkoAt the Sign of the Sugared Plum by Mary HooperBreathing Room by Marsha Hayles
YA & Middle Grade Epidemics
97 books — 24 voters

Fracking by Kathryn HulickThe War on Poverty by Carolee LaineThe Syrian Conflict by Michael CapekThe Rising Cost of Education by Emily Rose OachsThe Gender Wage Gap by Melissa Higgins
Special Reports series
24 books — 1 voter


Ben Witherington III
Verse 12 [of Ex. 12) tells us that the judgment of Yahweh is not only on the Egyptians but also on their deities. This is probably an allusion to the fact that Egyptians would often pray for the safety of their firstborn, particularly firstborn sons, as was the custom in many ancient patriarchal cultures. The death of the firstborn would be seen as a sign of the anger or perhaps the impotence of their gods. This is worth pondering when it comes to the death of Jesus as God’s only begotten, or be ...more
Ben Witherington III, Making a Meal of It: Rethinking the Theology of the Lord's Supper

Larry Kramer
Why listen to me? I can only predict epidemics and plagues.
Larry Kramer, The Normal Heart & The Destiny of Me

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