On Immunity: An Inoculation

On Immunity: An Inoculation

Eula Biss



The highly acclaimed New York instances Best vendor, now on hand in paperback!

*A nationwide e-book Critics Circle Award Finalist*

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In this daring, interesting publication, Eula Biss addresses our worry of the govt., the clinical institution, and what should be in our kid's air, nutrients, mattresses, medicinal drugs, and vaccines. Reflecting on her personal adventure as a brand new mom, she means that we won't immunize our youngsters, or ourselves, opposed to the area. As she explores the metaphors surrounding immunity, Biss extends her conversations with different moms to meditations at the fable of Achilles, Voltaire's Candide, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, Susan Sontag's AIDS and Its Metaphors, and past. On Immunity is an inoculation opposed to our worry and a relocating account of the way we're all interconnected-our our bodies and our fates.

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