Author: Eula Biss

Book Review: On Immunity by Eula Biss

Posted March 19, 2015 in Reviews / 13 Comments
Book Review: On Immunity by Eula Biss

If you saw my post recommending the book The Man Who Touched His Own Heart and the Sawbones podcast last month, you know I am have a weakness for medical history. On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula Biss scratched that itch — and how. But this timely book is more than a history of vaccines. It’s an exploration of the metaphors we use to discuss disease and inoculation, the fear felt by mothers who are trying to do their best to keep their children safe, and […]