Carly Friedman's Reviews > Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming

Merchants of Doubt by Naomi Oreskes
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I could not finish this book. I struggled through four boring, tedious chapters before giving up. The premise was interesting but the content was disappointing. Each chapter focused on how an industry or governmental group was influenced by a few biased scientists and therefore ignored or discounted good research on the topic. The minutiae of the different people and their affiliations got in the way of the bigger picture.
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Reading Progress

April 19, 2019 – Shelved
April 19, 2019 – Shelved as: to-read
May 30, 2019 – Started Reading
May 30, 2019 – Shelved as: 2019-nonfiction-goal
May 30, 2019 – Shelved as: because-science
May 30, 2019 – Shelved as: nfbc-brs-and-botms
June 11, 2019 –
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June 12, 2019 –
page 136
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June 15, 2019 – Shelved as: just-couldn-t-finish
June 15, 2019 – Finished Reading

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Cynda That was rough reading. I think I only did three and started 4. I give you points for reading further :-)


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