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Bill Wasik

3.61 of 5 Votes: 5
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Rabid: A Cultural History of the World's Most Diabolical Virus (2012)
3.63 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: The book had some good parts that had real history and science. It also had far too much non-science. I didn’t need to know of every cure for rabies that the author was able to find in ancient literature. It is clear that none of them worked, and I don’t see the point in itemizin...
And Then There's This: How Stories Live and Die in Viral Culture (2009)
3.29 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: This is a weird book that is difficult to categorize. Not many of tried to do much thinking on how a new generation (the public) generates and consume media narratives and this is the first book to do a good job advancing the science. It is also one of the few books on the intern...
Submersion Journalism: Reporting in the Radical First Person from Harper's Magazine (2008)
3.87 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Marked as "read," but I was actually too bored to finish these essays. Aside from one in which the author joins a group of men who have traveled to Europe to find wives, many of these essays hardly qualify as journalism so much as, "Here's a unique environment, let me hang out he...
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