William Rosen, author of Miracle Cure, The Third Horseman, Justinian's Flea, and The Most Powerful Idea in the World, was an editor and a publisher at Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, and the Free Press for nearly twenty-five years.
"Ambitious and learned . . . readers will be swept along by the
strong current of Mr. Rosen's good natured erudition."
"Impressive study of the Bubonic plague and its impact on
history . . . eccentric and erudite . . . a massively ambitious
--The Guardian (UK) "History written with passion, panache, and an appealing bit of attitude."
--Kirkus Reviews "Impressive study of the bubonic plague and its impact on history. . . . Eccentric and erudite . . . a massively ambitious work."
--The Guardian (London)