Home Tags Infested how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world

Tag: infested how the bed bug infiltrated our bedrooms and took over the world

If you’ve ever found yourself reading about bed bugs, it’s likely because you’ve been the victim of an infestation and you’re flirting with psychosis while trying to exterminate them. You probably pray you’ll never have to read about them again. But science journalist Brooke Borel’s new book, Infested: How the Bed Bug Infiltrated Our Bedrooms and Took Over the World, might make you reconsider. For infestation veterans, this page-turning account of humankind's long, fraught...
Like many unfortunate New Yorkers, science journalist Brooke Borel has suffered multiple bed bug infestations. The first time around, in 2004, was a rude awakening: "I hadn't thought they were a real animal or a thing. I had never heard of them," Borel says in a phone interview. "I thought 'bed bug' was a catchall term from nursery rhyme--'Good night, don't let the bed bugs bite.'" Ten years and two more infestations later, Borel ended up writing a book about...

SUBSCRIBE TODAY!