Did the COVID-19 pandemic bring the world to a standstill? Did it wield an impact beyond claiming millions of lives and disrupting global norms? This unprecedented crisis unveiled deep-seated divisions within our societies, reshaped our perspectives on science, and prompted profound questions about our capacity to unite for the greater good. How profoundly did this sweeping contagion reshape individual lives at their very core?

“For Whom The Virus Tolls” illuminates for all readers a stark truth: our fates are intertwined inextricably, demanding a paradigm shift towards collaborative efforts for a better world. The ripples of one person’s experience resonate across continents and cultures, underscoring our shared humanity. Against the backdrop of historical facts and social dynamics surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak, this book delves into the lives of individuals through intimate interviews. These personal narratives unveil not only how they navigated and endured the crisis, but also how they emerged resilient.

This book offers a comprehensive exploration of the COVID-19 pandemic—its historical context, societal implications, and most significantly, the individual stories that paint a vivid picture of survival and adaptation.


Interview About Author D. John Jackson’s New Book- For Whom the Virus Tolls

Red Carpet Program

Red Carpet Book Signing and Global Film Premiere

Friday, May 10, 2024 | 6:30PM

Halloran Centre for Performing Arts & Education

What People Are Saying

D. John Jackson brilliantly connects the dots to share intimate human stories against the backdrop of a global pandemic in his book

Sangeeta Bhatnagar

Principal, SB Global Human Capital Solutions

For Whom the Virus Tolls does an artful storytelling job weaving historical facts together with current day COVID challenges and intimate interviews with those that persevered through COVID-19

Carrie Lazorchak

Chief Revenue Officer, GTM Strategist, Advisor & Mentor

D. John Jackson takes a refreshing approach to show his passion for gathering insights about unheard experiences of individuals in a transparent and objective way

Reggie Crenshaw

President & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Nonprofit Leader