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Ten Drugs
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Behind every landmark drug is a story. It could be an oddball researcher’s genius insight, a catalyzing moment in geopolitical history, a new breakthrough technology, or an unexpected but welcome side effect discovered during clinical trials. Piece together these stories, as Thomas Hager does in this remarkable, century-spanning history, and you can trace the evolution of our culture and the practice of medicine. 

†‹Beginning with opium, the “joy plant,” which has been used for 10,000 years, Hager tells a captivating story of medicine. His subjects include the largely forgotten female pioneer who introduced smallpox inoculation to Britain, the infamous knockout drops, the first antibiotic, which saved countless lives, the first antipsychotic, which helped empty public mental hospitals, Viagra, statins, and the new frontier of monoclonal antibodies. This is a deep, wide-ranging, and wildly entertaining book.
  • The Postscript Murders
  • Dirty Martini
  • Tombstone Courage
  • Dirty Laundry
  • The Lies She Told
  • Swamp Sniper
  • A String of Beads
  • Tricky Twenty-Two
  • Notorious Nineteen
  • Turbo Twenty-Three
  • Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder
  • Left To Run (An Adele Sharp Mystery—Book Two)
  • Bullets and Beads
  • Love Kills
  • Finger Lickin' Fifteen
  • Conviction
  • If She Saw (A Kate Wise Mystery—Book 2)
  • Buried in Secrets
  • Dirty Deeds (A Novella)
  • Killing (The Making of Riley Paige—Book 6)
  • It All Falls Down
  • X
  • Lethal Bayou Beauty
  • Left to Envy (An Adele Sharp Mystery—Book Six)