The Guardian and Observer’s ongoing war against alternative medicine
A review of Suckers by Rose Shapiro
On Tuesday 22nd January, Rose Shapiro got a long introductory piece from her recent book, Suckers published in the Daily Mail. It was difficult to know what else the book could contain after these three Daily Mail pages because in this short article, Shapiro managed to denigrate all and any non orthodox therapy used by the human species. Despite Suckers being tagged as a science book, there wasn’t a reference in sight, although mention was often made, even in the short exert to the authority of Mr Stephen Barrett, the prominent US Quackbuster who leaves a trail of lost court cases in his wake.
Having read this article, I was inevitably interested in Rose Shapiro and her thing with pages, generously called a book, and its publishing house; what kind of publisher would invest thousands on such a loss leader?
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