The Truth about the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do about It (Paperback)
How They Deceive Us and What to Do about It
Random House Trade, 9780375760945, 319pp.
Publication Date: August 9, 2005
About the Author
Praise For The Truth about the Drug Companies: How They Deceive Us and What to Do about It…
“Dr. Angell’s case is tough, persuasive, and troubling.”
—The New York Times
“In what should serve as the Fast Food Nation of the drug industry, Angell… presents a searing indictment of ‘big pharma’ as corrupt and corrupting.”
“The Truth About the Drug Companies is a sober, clear-eyed attack on the excesses of drug company power… a lucid, persuasive, and highly important book.”
—The Boston Sunday Globe
“Her prose is clear and readable… Angell does an excellent job [making] a convincing case against Big Pharma.”
“If you’ve ever suffered prescription drug sticker shock, Dr. Marcia Angell’s The Truth About the Drug Companies is the book for you.”
“In-depth and insightful”
—Rocky Mountain News
“Put your money on Angell. We need to know why drugs cost what they do, and we need to know how our physicians choose the drugs they give us.”
—St. Louis Post Dispatch
“Engaging and well-written”
—San Antonio Express-News
"Pharamceutical companies will need a new miracle pain reliever after the whipping they receive from Marcia Angell in her book….a starting point for serious discussion."
--The Hartford Courant
"If informed criticism contains the sharpest stings, author Marcia Angell's jolting indictument of 'Big Pharma' might just be enough to pierce the beast's hide."
--Minneapolis Star Tribune