Books by Stephen Porter

THE GREAT PLAGUE by Stephen Porter
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

"Porter's close, clear look at one epidemic's impact on its culture will be of obvious interest to a world still threatened by the capability of biological weapons to spread smallpox or anthrax to millions. (History Book Club selection)"
A well-documented and well-illustrated account of the bubonic-plague epidemic that struck England in 1665—66, killing some 20 percent of London's inhabitants. Read full book review >