Het is niet echt luchtige zomerliteratuur, maar toch leest het wel lekker weg. Ik ben begonnen aan Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic van David Quammen.

The emergence of strange new diseases is a frightening problem that seems to be getting worse. In this age of speedy travel, it threatens a worldwide pandemic. The bugs that transmit these diseases share one thing: they originate in wild animals and pass to humans by a process called spillover. In Spillover Quammen takes the reader along on this astonishing quest to learn how, where from, and why these diseases emerge, and he asks the terrifying question: What might the next big one be?

Lees hier recensies van NY Times en The Guardian.