Sonia Shah

Sonia Shah writes about international politics and global health. She is the author of The Fever: How Malaria Has Ruled Humankind for 500,000 Years (2010), called “tour-de-force history” by The New York Times, and The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World’s Poorest Patients (2006), winner of the 2008 Prix Prescrire award.

Sonia Shah: Magazine articles

No entries found

Video

The Death of Film

You'll never hear the whirring sound of a projector again.

Video

How to Hunt With Poison Darts

A Borneo hunter explains one of his tribe's oldest customs: the art of the blowpipe

Video

A Delightful, Pixar-Inspired Cartoon

An action figure and his reluctant sidekick trek across a kitchen in search of treasure.

Video

I Am an Undocumented Immigrant

"I look like a typical young American."

Video

Why Did I Study Physics?

Using hand-drawn cartoons to explain an academic passion

Writers

Up
Down