PAOLO GIORDANO is a physicist and a bestselling writer. His first novel, THE SOLITUDE OF PRIME NUMBERS, was translated into more than 40 languages worldwide and won the Premio Strega (the Italian Booker). Paolo is the author of the forthcoming novel HEAVEN AND EARTH and of the pamphlet HOW CONTAGION WORKS, a rallying cry inspired by the recent CoV-19 epidemic. He is also the creator of the new HBO series WE ARE WHO WE ARE, co-written and directed by Luca Guadagnino. He holds a master's degree and a PhD in theoretical physics.
It is modest, lucid, calm, informed, directly helpful in trying to think about where we are now... The literature of the time after begins here. - Evening Standard A slim guide to understanding this virus and preparing ourselves for what comes next. - The Times Potent and original. - Sunday Times