Stories old and new about human resilience in the face of plague.
This is selections from the full text of Boccaccio's Decameron. If you want a taste but don't want to commit yourself to the whole 100 tales, this is a great place to start!
Julian of Norwich$17.95 $16.51
Dame Julian fell deathly ill at the age of 30 and experienced a number of mystical visions. She recovered, and decades later wrote a series of commentaries on her visions and what they revealed to her about God, love, and the universe.
Albert Camus$15.00 $13.80
Camus uses viral outbreak as a kind of metaphor for existentialist concerns, namely how humans deal with the concepts of futility and absurdity.
Emily St John Mandel$16.95 $15.59