Illness is the night-side of life, a more onerous citizenship. Everyone who is born holds dual citizenship, in the kingdom of the well and in the kingdom of the sick. --Susan Sontag

Life in the Time of Cholera: Lessons on a Pandemic

Life in the Time of Cholera: Lessons on a Pandemic

Oct 23, 2020-- "As sirens fill the streets of London, George Prochnik recalls a revolutionary poets account of the 1832 cholera pandemic that unfolded in Paris. While watching history repeat itself in devastating refrain, George wonders: What is hysteria? What is necessary passion and courage? How can we respond both lucidly and compassionately?" (3107 reads)


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