Quacks, Hacks, and Big Pharma Flacks
Publication Date: December 2011
Author Ben Goldacre exposes the epidemic of pseudoscience and gives listeners the tools they need to distinguish good science from nonsense.
Ben Goldacre is a doctor and science writer who has written the "Bad Science" column in the Guardian since 2003. He lives in London. Jonathan Cowley is a British actor hailing from Eastbourne, East Sussex, but he currently calls Los Angeles home. He received AudioFile Earphones Awards for his narration of The Science of Evil by Simon Baron-Cohen and The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise by Julia Stuart. He has narrated many audiobooks and can also be heard on both sides of the Atlantic narrating film trailers and documentaries.
"Great fun for science and statistics geeks, this is challenging in the best sense of the word." ---Library Journal