FROM MATT RICHTEL, PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING NEW YORK TIMES REPORTER AND BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A DEADLY WANDERING, COMES THIS EPIC, FIRST-OF-ITS-KIND EXPLORATION OF THE HUMAN IMMUNE SYSTEM AND THE SECRETS OF HEALTH.
A terminal cancer patient rises from the grave. A medical marvel defies HIV. Two women with autoimmunity discover their own bodies have turned against them. An Elegant Defense uniquely entwines these intimate stories with science’s centuries-long quest to unlock the mysteries of sickness and health, and illuminates the immune system as never before.