Conventionally, history is best recorded at a distance. Perspective is important. Vaxxers, The Inside Story of the Oxford AstraZeneca Vaccine and the Race Against the Virus, is close-up, personal and immediate. It is reportage from the Covid front of the highest order. And an essential tool for future scholars with the leisure to take a longer view.
The Canterbury Tales, written at the end of the 14th century, hold much relevance to contemporary debates about sexuality and empowerment.