Our June pick made a last-minute surge to take the poll. We'll be reading And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts
In the first major book on AIDS, San Francisco Chronicle reporter Randy Shilts examines the making of an epidemic. Shilts wonders why more people in the gay community, the mass media and the country at large didn't stand up in anger more quickly The AIDS pandemic is one of the most striking developments of the late 20th century and this is the definitive story of its beginnings.
This sounds like both an emotional and an informative read.