Mark Honigsbaum

'Honigsbaum’s new book is riveting...This is eloquent, exciting, poignant, and scholarly history.”

– Joanna Bourke, Professor of History, Birkbeck, University of London.


I B Tauris October 2014

'A fascinating account of the way in which a disease is defined and categorised.'
– The Lancet


Author and Journalist

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I am a medical historian and journalist with wide-ranging and eclectic interests that encompass health, science, technology and contemporary culture. A regular contributor to The Observer’s Tech Monthly, I am currently based at Queen Mary University of London.