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A medical investigative journalist presents an unsettling expose of the under-regulated medical device industry, revealing the corruption, greed, and deceit that have combined to render medical interventions a leading cause of death in America.
"I can't stop thinking about this book. The 5-star review below mine is absolutely right. To see that the U.S. hand their hand in the horror of the country that is still going on is so disturbing and shameful. This book is very like The Sympathizer..."
Starting over in Hong Kong after a devastating family tragedy, journalist Paul Leibovitz investigates a mysterious illness in a remote village outside Shanghai, where he discovers that a powerful chemical conglomerate is polluting a local lake.
A stunning debut from a fresh Nigerian literary voice: a mesmerizing, deceptively simple, Kafkaesque narrative, resonant of the myth of Orpheus and Eurydice and lightly informed by the life of Nigerian musical superstar Fela Kuti--a powerful story...
The tour-de-force, hair-raising new novel from Herman Koch, the New York Times bestselling author of The Dinner and Summer House with Swimming Pool Once a celebrated writer, M had his greatest success with a suspense novel based on a real-life...