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Bottle of Lies
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 15 Ratings

Bottle of Lies

By Katherine Eban

  • Release Date: 2019-05-14
  • Genre: Pharmacology & Toxicology

A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER From an award-winning journalist, an explosive narrative investigation of the generic drug boom that reveals fraud and life-threatening dangers on a global scale—The Jungle for pharmaceuticalsMany have hailed the widespread use of generic drugs as one of the most important public-health developments of the twenty-first century. Today, almost 90 percent of our pharmaceutical market is comprised of generics, the majority of which are manufactured overseas. We have been reassured by our doctor...

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Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover: Conversation Starters
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 35 Ratings

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover: Conversation Starters

By Daily Books

  • Release Date: 2018-03-10
  • Genre: Study Aids

Educated: A Memoir by Tara Westover: Conversation Starters “Educated” is the tale of Tara Westover’s discovery of self and a world she had never known. Raised as a survivalist in the mountains of Idaho, Westover never knew much of the outside world. She spent her time in the wilderness preparing for the end of the world with her family. Illnesses were treated with herbal medicine. Food was gathered and prepared by the family. The first time she heard of the world outside her bubble was when her older brother decided to...

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The Uninhabitable Earth
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 64 Ratings

The Uninhabitable Earth

By David Wallace-Wells

  • Release Date: 2020-03-17
  • Genre: Science & Nature

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “The Uninhabitable Earth hits you like a comet, with an overflow of insanely lyrical prose about our pending Armageddon.”—Andrew Solomon, author of The Noonday DemonIt is worse, much worse, than you think. If your anxiety about global warming is dominated by fears of sea-level rise, you are barely scratching the surface of what terrors are possible. In California, wildfires now rage year-round, destroying thousands of homes. Across the US, “500-year” storms pummel com...

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An Elegant Defense
Score: 3.5
3.5
From 12 Ratings

An Elegant Defense

By Matt Richtel

  • Release Date: 2019-03-12
  • Genre: Biology

A magnificently reported and soulfully crafted exploration of the human immune system–the key to health and wellness, life and death. An epic, first-of-its-kind book, entwining leading-edge scientific discovery with the intimate stories of four individual lives, by the Pulitzer Prize–winning New York Times journalist.“An Elegant Defense by Matt Richtel is one of those rare nonfiction books that transcends the genre. On one level it is a fascinating and engrossing account of the latest, and quite astonishing, discoverie...

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Factfulness
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 245 Ratings

Factfulness

By Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund & Ola Rosling

  • Release Date: 2018-04-03
  • Genre: Science & Nature

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER“One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates“Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.” —Melinda Gates"Factfulness by Hans Rosling, an outstanding international public health expert, is a hopeful book ab...

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Astrophysics for People in a Hurry
Score: 4.5
4.5
From 937 Ratings

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

By Neil de Grasse Tyson

  • Release Date: 2017-05-02
  • Genre: Physics

Over a year on the New York Times bestseller list and more than a million copies sold. The essential universe, from our most celebrated and beloved astrophysicist.What is the nature of space and time? How do we fit within the universe? How does the universe fit within us? There’s no better guide through these mind-expanding questions than acclaimed astrophysicist and best-selling author Neil deGrasse Tyson.But today, few of us have time to contemplate the cosmos. So Tyson brings the universe down to Earth succinctly and cl...

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