Books by Deborah Hayden

Released: Jan. 15, 2003

"Pox is free of judgment, but the reader can't help but feel that safe sex never seemed a better idea. (Illustrations)"
The Great Pox, commonly known as the clap, is given a clinical but—how could it be otherwise?—morbidly fascinating historical profile by independent scholar Hayden, who proceeds to do some medical detective work in identifying famous people who may have carried the spirochete to their graves. Read full book review >