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Magic Pill by Johann Hari
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May 07, 2024 | ISBN 9780593728635

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“Compelling, thoughtful and fascinating, a revealing and inspiring meditation on weight loss, addiction, and the new drugs that may change the way we think about and treat obesity.”—Maia Szalavitz, author of The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog

Magic Pill may be the most revolutionary, honest and important book you read about weight loss, the body and food. As is always the case with a Johann Hari book, what appears to be a story about the drug, Ozempic turns out to be a portal into the deepest investigation and revelation on how to live a healthy life.”—V (Formerly Eve Ensler), The Vagina Monologues, Reckoning

“A deep-dive into Ozempic couldn’t be more timely—and necessary—to get the full scope of how and why everyone is suddenly skinny!”—Andy Cohen

“Hari is excellent on the booming ultra-processed food industry and the science of addiction that drives it. . . . Magic Pill is a wonderfully accessible exploration of one of the most complex problems of our age. Hari highlights the risks of the new drugs, but also their benefits.”The Telegraph (UK)

“A fast paced and fascinating dive into an extremely sensitive topic, written by a charismatic and compulsively readable author.”—Dan Harris, #1 New York Times bestselling author of 10% Happier

“Magic Pill is a fascinating exploration of weight-loss pharmaceuticals that will redefine our approach to obesity. From his own journey with Ozempic, to a global investigation spanning Iceland to Tokyo, Hari delves into the transformative potential—and concerns—surrounding these drugs.”—Charles Duhigg, bestselling author of The Power of Habit and Supercommunicators

“With the intense interest in the new miracle weight-loss drugs, we need a balanced look at their promise and peril. Entertaining and highly-readable, Johann Hari’s Magic Pill delivers the information people need to help make a medical decision that might change their future.”—Arthur C. Brooks, Professor, Harvard Kennedy School and Harvard Business School, and #1 New York Times bestselling author

“Entertaining without trivializing and deeply informative without being prescriptive, this book leaves us with much to ponder, both on the individual and social levels.”—Gabor Maté, MD, bestselling author of The Myth of Normal

“In Magic Pill, Johann Hari gives us a crash course on the new weight-loss drugs that will soon be transforming bodies, minds, and societies on a massive scale. Magic Pill will help you think more clearly about eating, dieting, health, and mental health, even if you never touch Ozempic.”—Jonathan Haidt, author of The Righteous Mind and co-author of The Coddling of the American Mind

“Informative, lively . . . A terrific read for anyone curious about or considering using these remarkable medications.”Booklist (starred review)

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