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The Deadly Dinner Party by Jonathan A. Edlow
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Dec 14, 2009

it was ok
bookshelves: science, non-fiction, didn-t_finish, health
Recommended to Wealhtheow by: Dana DesJardins
Read in December, 2009

Stories of unusual diseases and unexpected outbreaks. The problem is, this is a pretty well-trodden subject, and Edlow doesn't add anything to it. He's got some interesting anecdotes, but his writing is flighty and scattered. Too many tangents; not enough new material. It's not bad, but there are better books out there in medical-mystery-land.
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