[Andriote's] presentation of the political struggles, the heroic actions, and the medical advances of the HIV era is a resonant reminder of the impact that personal and collective action can have.
JOHN R. KILLACKY
FrontiersL.A.com (Dec. 1, 2011)
"A particular insight is required when someone chooses to write about our history with HIV when the epidemic continues. John-Manuel Andriote is a skilled enough writer to rise to that challenge and he delivers handily with his book, Victory Deferred...a remarkable book."