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"Great fun for science and statistics geeks, this is challenging in the best sense of the word." ---Library Journal

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Ben Goldacre is a doctor and science writer who has written the "Bad Science" column in the "Guardian" since 2003.
Jonathan Cowley is a British actor whose recording of "The Tower, the Zoo and the Tortoise" by Julia Stuart earned him an "AudioFile" Earphones Award. He has narrated many audiobooks as well as film trailers and documentaries on both sides of the Atlantic.

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