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Top 40 Book Club : Top 40 Book Club Reads 2017
42 Top40BookClubReadsNON-FICTION Concussion Jeanne Marie Laskas Journalist Jeanne Marie Laskas wrote an article for GQ Magazine in 2009 called Game Brain, about Dr Bennet Omalu, a young forensic pathologist and his findings of chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) in American footballers. Her article went on to inspire the film Concussion and this book. This gripping story talks through the medical findings Omalu makes after completing the autopsy on Mike Webster, a 50 year old former footballer, and goes on to detail the corporate cover-up from the National Football League. Even if medical stories aren’t your thing, this is a suspenseful and fascinating read. What should I read next? The Straight Dope by Chip Le Grand Borrow the e-book through Borrowbox now!
Top 40 Book Club Reads 2016