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    • Blockbuster Drugs

    • The Rise and Decline of the Pharmaceutical Industry
    • By: Jie Jack Li
    • Narrated by: Susannah Tyrrell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 33
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 31
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 30

    Blockbuster drugs - each of which generates more than a billion dollars a year in revenue - have revolutionized the industry since the early 1980s, when sales of Tagamet alone transformed a minor Philadelphia-based firm into the world's ninth-largest pharmaceutical company. In Blockbuster Drugs, Jie Jack Li tells the fascinating stories behind the discovery and development of these highly lucrative medicines, while also exploring the tumult the industry now faces as the "patent cliff" nears.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Great topic, but poor writing and bad performance

    • By Jacob Brenner on 05-01-15

    Regular price: $17.95