David France

2017 Shortlist

David France is the author of ‘Our Fathers’, a book about the Catholic sexual abuse scandal, which Showtime adapted into a film. His documentary ‘How to Survive a Plague’ was a 2012 Oscars nominee, won a Directors Guild Award and a Peabody Award, and was nominated for two Emmys, among other accolades.

Wellcome Book Prize Achievement

  • How to Survive a Plague

    By David France