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Book Notes 1/17/2022

Posted to Campbell Unclassified on January 18, 2022 at 2:43 PM by Genesis Gaule

Blog Book Notes

1/17/2022


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Immune by Philipp Dettmer

A Journey into the Mysterious System That Keeps You Alive // Touching on our body's defenses, the types of adversaries we face (including a chapter on the coronavirus), and the grave consequences of immune malfunction, this book is a vital crash course in what is arguably, and increasingly, the most important system in the body.

616.079 DETTMER


Shutdown by Adam Tooze

How Covid Shook the World's Economy // By focusing on finance and business, Tooze sets the pandemic story in a frame that casts a sobering new light on how unprepared the world was to fight the crisis, and how deep the ruptures in our way of living and doing business are. The virus has attacked the economy with as much ferocity as it has our health, and there is no vaccine arriving to address that. Tooze's special gift is to show how social organization, political interests, and economic policy interact with devastating human consequences, from your local hospital to the World Bank.

332.042 TOOZE


World War C by Sanjay Gupta, MN and Kristin Loberg

Lessons from the Covid-19 Pandemic and How to Prepare for the Next One // As the doctor who's been holding America's hand through the crisis with compassion, clarity, and well-earned wisdom, Dr. Sanjay Gupta gives you the unvarnished story behind the pandemic, including insights about the novel virus's behavior, and offers practical tools to ready ourselves for what lies ahead.

614.592 GUPTA


Pump by Bill Schutt

A Natural History of the Heart // Zoologist Bill Schutt delivers a look at hearts from across the animal kingdom, from insects to whales to humans. Illustrated with black-and-white line drawings.

612.17 SCHUTT


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