“Drawing on his brilliant reporting from the front lines of the fight against COVID, Gupta has produced a book filled with practical wisdom and how we can become more resilient in an era of pandemics. Filled with hope and optimism, it draws on the lessons of the recent past to give people a grounded sense of how to navigate the future
.” — Walter Isaacson, #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Code Breaker "If there is any 'must read' book about COVID-19, this is, without a doubt, the one.
" — Peter Jay Hotez, MD, PhD, professor and dean of the National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine
"A mask, a bar of soap, some water, six feet of distance, and this remarkable book will help you survive the next pandemic we are destined to face—and better understand the one we just lived through. While there’s no cure for Covid, World War C
will inoculate you from the misinformation and mistakes that have turned our world upside down." — Scott Z. Burns, screenwriter, Contagion
“Part murder mystery, part practical how-to-survive guide, Dr. Sanjay Gupta’s World War C
is a tour de force. In this riveting book, Sanjay divulges, as few others can, what you didn’t hear about in the news during the pandemic, and equips us with the everyday tools to stay safe and chase life like never before.” —Andy Slavitt, former senior advisor for COVID response, Biden White House
“World War C
is a thriller whose outcome we won’t know for some time. That’s why we need Sanjay Gupta—a trusted, honest, and wise guide—to see how we got here and help us see around the corners to prevent the next one.
” — Larry Brilliant, MD, MPH, CEO, Pandefense Advisory
"With his characteristic curiosity, compassion, and humility, combined with unparalleled talent as a master-storyteller, Dr. Gupta presents the defining history of the greatest public health catastrophe of our lifetimes.
This is a must-read for how we can emerge stronger as individuals and as a society." — Leana Wen, MD, former Baltimore health commissioner and author of Lifelines
“Wisdom shared by Sanjay Gupta enabled me to protect our family over the last eighteen months. Now this book will help everyone feel confident they have the resources and frame of mind to tackle whatever comes next.” — Francis Ford Coppola, five-time Academy Award–winning director
"A valuable primer on what we’ve been through and what may be to come." — Washington Independent Review of Books
"A wise, well-informed assessment of present and future health perils." — Kirkus Reviews
"Realistic but never doom-and-gloom, this lands as a refreshing look forward." — Publishers Weekly