Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom

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Price
$19.99  $18.39
Publisher
Ecco Press
Publish Date
Pages
512
Dimensions
5.9 X 8.9 X 1.3 inches | 1.0 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062338792

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About the Author

KATHERINE EBAN, an investigative journalist, is a Fortune magazine contributor and Andrew Carnegie fellow. She has also written for Vanity Fair, the New York Times, Self, The Nation, the New York Observer and other publications. She is the author of Dangerous Doses: A True Story of Cops, Counterfeiters, and the Contamination of America's Drug Supply, and lectures frequently on the topic of pharmaceutical integrity. Educated at Brown University and Oxford, where she was a Rhodes Scholar, she lives in Brooklyn with her husband and two daughters.

Reviews

"This book will save lives...What Rachel Carson did for our understanding of the perils facing the environment Katherine Eban has now done for our understanding of the threats to our health from the drugs we take every day. Bottle of Lies is Katherine Eban's masterwork of global investigative reporting."--James Risen, Pulitzer Prize winner and author of Pay Any Price and State of War
"A shocking exposé of corporate greed, arrogance, and eagerness to exploit the weak for profit....Bottle of Lies is an important work of investigative journalism. Anyone who takes prescription drugs should read it."--Eric Schlosser, author of Command and Control and Fast Food Nation
"Bottle of Lies is a tour de force of dogged reporting. In her bracing, panoramic account, Katherine Eban expertly unspools a colossal fraud with momentous implications for public health...This book is so alarming in places that it reads like a dystopian medical thriller. But it's true."--Patrick Radden Keefe, author of Say Nothing and The Snakehead
"Propulsive...astounding...disturbing"--NPR.org
"Gripping...Riveting and increasingly foreboding...Eban's pacing, along with a structure that makes this astonishingly complex story easy to follow, gives the book a rough, unforced elegance...An invaluable exposé, a reportorial tour de force and a well-turned epic."--New York Times
"An urgent, alarming work of health reporting that will make you question every drug in your medicine cabinet."--Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"An extraordinary international corporate thriller...A compelling narrative...This book is good for your health."--Hindustan Times
"A shocking and masterful work of global investigative reporting.... This is a book that should inform and alarm the many millions of Americans (and their doctors) who use generic drugs."--Overseas Press Club, in awarding Bottle of Lies the Cornelius Ryan Award for best non-fiction book on International Affairs
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