Tucson Festival of Books

They Fought the Fight Against COVID

National Book Award Finalist David Quammen will discuss his latest work, a behind-the-scenes story of how scientists around the world cooperated to decipher the COVID-19 virus and made possible the vaccines used to fight the pandemic.

David Quammen

David Quammen is the author of seventeen books, a few fiction but mainly nonfiction, including "The Song of the Dodo," "Spillover," and "The Tangled Tree." His most recent book, "Breathless," was a finalist for the 2022 National Book Award in Nonfiction....

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The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus
David Quammen
Science / Medicine / Technology
Simon and Schuster
October 2022
ISBN 9781982164362
416 pages