Living HIV-Positive (OPL Human Library 2013)
Annotation:A one-of-a-kind guide for gay men aging with HIV, Aging with HIV offers an upbeat, down-to-earth approach for adapting to change, whether driven by age, AIDS, or both.
Annotation:While addressing the entire range of health and emotional issues faced by people with HIV, the authors cover topics of special interest to women -- gynecologic disorders, reproductive choices, contraception, and pregnancy
Annotation:Binti and her siblings are orphaned when their father dies of AIDS. Split up and sent to relatives all over Malawi, they suffer increasing hardship until they are reunited through the influence of their grandmother. (Also available as a downloadable audiobook)
Annotation:The story of Stephen Lewis’s five and a half years as the UN Special Envoy for HIV/Aids in Africa travelling the world and trying to get the world to listen and do something about the pandemic.
Annotation:A beleaguered doctor and his staff struggle to maintain a hospital in a remote, rural community on the front lines of the African AIDS epidemic in this inspirational and life-affirming novel
Annotation:A journalist follows one high-risk South African as a way to understand why AIDS continues to spread despite available treatments.
Annotation:Presents the story of Marion Cloete, who left a life of privilege in Johannesburg, South Africa, to open an orphanage that has provided for more than 550 children orphaned by the HIV/AIDS epidemic
Annotation:Weaving together her own story with straightforward questions and answers, the author explains the real ways that HIV/AIDS can be transmitted and explores the common experiences and emotions that might be encountered by friends and family members of someone who has the virus