Bad Science

  • by Ben Goldacre
  • Narrated by Rupert Farley
  • 13 hrs and 10 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

We are constantly bombarded with inaccurate, contradictory and sometimes misleading information - until now.
Ben Goldacre masterfully dismantles the dubious science behind some of the great drug trials, court cases, and missed opportunities of our time. He also shows us the fascinating story of how we know what we know, and gives us the tools to uncover bad science for ourselves.


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Making science truly entertaining

Ben Goldacre has the rare gift of making things that the media will tell you are boring seem fascinatingly interesting. Bad Science is filled with the clear-minded, witty writing that makes him such a success on the pages of the guardian... and on top of the book being really entertaining, it is hugely educational. Goldacre dismantles everything from antioxidant and fish oil nonsense to the evils of big pharma and shows up Patrick Holford for the quack he is. He does all this without malace and with clear and undisputable evidence. The book is a triumph of the mind in an age of ignorance. If it wasn't for some slightly too smug narration, it would have been frighteningly close to the perfect listen.
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- Marcus

Get this book.

It will change the way you look at the world.
Fantastic pace and very entertaining.

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- P

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-03-2010
  • Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks