Join us for a discussion of Laura Spinney’s Pale Rider: The Spanish Flu of 1918 and How It Changed the World. In this gripping narrative history, Laura Spinney traces the overlooked 1918 influenza pandemic to reveal how the virus travelled across the globe, exposing mankind’s vulnerability and putting our ingenuity to the test. Drawing on the latest research in history, virology, epidemiology, psychology and economics, Pale Rider masterfully recounts the little-known catastrophe that forever changed humanity.
Registration is required. Visit the library to register and pick up a copy of Pale Rider.