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This book brings to the light the trials and tribulations of those who helped bring the drug aspirin into being, and then made it into a world-wide commodity. Read morePublished on October 16, 2013 by Newton Ooi
An amazing book detailing the most interesting history of a little aspirin tablet. A history that shows how the little aspirin changed so much. Read morePublished on June 8, 2009 by Joseph Klinger
Jeffreys does an excellent job of tracing the development of this modern wonder drug and making it accessible to the average reader. Read morePublished on August 10, 2008 by Lehigh History Student
A very fascinating look at the history of a now common headache remedy. I enjoyed this book very much!Published on April 13, 2006 by Aimee Kinz
This is a readable book on an interesting subject. Written from the point of view of a journalist and not from that of a scientist, it outlines aspirin's history and use.Published on September 12, 2005 by Big Doc
My overall understanding of aspirin and its history is much improved by this book, but I found the writing style and some of the information to be a hindrance to actually... Read morePublished on February 16, 2005 by palegreenhorse
As the title suggests, this is indeed a remarkable tale that unfolds over a period of some 3000 years. Read morePublished on January 23, 2005 by Paul Tognetti
The ordinary aspirin tablet, taken for granted by billions across the globe as a simple, readily available remedy for aches, pains and fever. Read morePublished on January 12, 2005 by Jerry Saperstein
Asprin can be used to treat both the deadliest of diseases and the most common of minor discomforts: it's one of the most amazing pills in medical history and here receives its own... Read morePublished on January 3, 2005 by Midwest Book Review