The Yellow World

The Yellow World

A sensational memoir with all the emotional power of The Fault in Our Stars, The Yellow World is the story of cancer and survival that has moved and inspired readers around the world.   My heroes don’t wear red capes. They wear red bands.   Albert Espinosa never wanted to write a book about cancer—so […]

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (From the Editor) (John Snow's Cholera Research) (Yellow Fever in Memphis) (Analyzing President Garfield's Death)

Facts and Ideas from Anywhere (From the Editor) (John Snow’s Cholera Research) (Yellow Fever in Memphis) (Analyzing President Garfield’s Death)

JOHN SNOW, THE BROAD STREET PUMP, THE GHOST MAP, AND CHOLERA In 2006, Steven Johnson’s book on London’s most terrifying epidemic was published (1), and in 2007, Sandra Hempel’s book on the same topic was published (2). London in 1854 contained 2.5 million people in its 30-mile circumference. The city stank because of the animal […]