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Harriet A. Washington

Harriet A. Washington is the author of Medical Apartheid, which won a National Book Critics Circle Award, the 2007 PEN Oakland Award, and the 2007 American Library Association Black Caucus Nonfiction Award. She has been a fellow in medical ethics at the Harvard Medical School, a senior research scholar at the National Center for Bioethics at Tuskegee University, a fellow at the Harvard School of Public Health, and the recipient of a John S. Knight Fellowship at Stanford University.


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Deadly Monopolies
Written by Harriet A. Washington
Anchor | Trade Paperback | November 2012
$16.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-0-7679-3123-6 (0-7679-3123-8)

From the award-winning author of Medical Apartheid, an exposé of the rush to own and exploit the raw materials of life—including yours.
 
Think your body is your own to control and dispose of as you wish? Think again. The United States Patent Office has granted at least 40,000 patents on genes controlling...

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Living Healthy with Hepatitis C
Written by Harriet A. Washington
Dell | Paperback | November 2000
$7.99/10.99(Canada) | 978-0-440-23608-5 (0-440-23608-8)

As many as four million Americans suffer from the hepatitis C virus (HCV), but most don't even know they're infected. Here at last is the unprecedented book that smashes the myths about the disease as it offers authoritative, lifesaving information you won't find anywhere else. Living Healthy with Hepatitis C is... Read more






Medical Apartheid
Written by Harriet A. Washington
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2008
$17.00/21.00(Canada) | 978-0-7679-1547-2 (0-7679-1547-X)

National Book Critics Circle Award Winner (Nonfiction)
PEN/Oakland Award Winner
BCALA Nonfiction Award Winner
Gustavus Meyers Award Winner


From the era of slavery to the present day, the first full history of black America’s shocking mistreatment as unwilling and unwitting experimental subjects at the hands of the medical establishment.

Medical Apartheid is the first and only... Read more





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