Pandemics

Humanity's Greatest Foe: Pandemics Through the Ages

Humanity's Greatest Foe: Pandemics Through the Ages

A review of Plagues and Peoples by William McNeill, Anchor, 365 pages (1998) Readers seeking a longer historical perspective on the coronavirus pandemic would do well to consider William H. McNeill’s brilliant book, Plagues and Peoples. Originally published in 1976, Plagues and Peoples shows, in less than 300 pages

Adam Rowe
Adam Rowe
COVID-19
PODCAST 82: Matt Ridley talks about the Coronavirus Pandemic and His New Book How Innovation Works

PODCAST 82: Matt Ridley talks about the Coronavirus Pandemic and His New Book How Innovation Works

Science writer Matt Ridley talks to Toby Young about coronavirus, the prospects of finding a vaccine within the next 18 months, and his new book How Innovation Works: Serendipity, Energy, and the Saving of Time. He recently wrote for Quillette about GM crops.

Quillette
Quillette
Innovation