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Glasgow University to host book event for Bestseller

Glasgow University to host book event for Bestseller

Author of book on The Thalidomide Catastrophe will attend book launch in Glasgow.

A book launch event for The Thalidomide Catastrophe: How it happened, who was responsible and why the search for justice continues after more than six decades, by Martin Johnson, Ray Stokes and Tobias Arndt will take place on the University of Glasgow campus in a few weeks time.

The launch will take place on Monday, 11 March 2019 in seminar room 201, Lilybank House from 5.00pm until 7.00pm. 

Drinks and nibbles will be provided.

Come along to hear the powerful journey that the author went on while researching the heartbreaking reality of The Thalidomide Catastrophe and learn more about this important topic. 

All are welcome!

 

Martin Johnson

Martin Johnson

HOW IT HAPPENED, WHO WAS RESPONSIBLE AND WHY THE SEARCH FOR JUSTICE CONTINUES AFTER MORE THAN SIX DECADES.

“This momentous book is the first comprehensive history of thalidomide… It demonstrates how many thousands of victims could have been spared very late in the day if Chemie Grunenthal had taken any notice of the early alarms. … [It] carries conviction by its scientific rigour, and the clarity of the writing. Fifty years after the deaths and sufferings, the thalidomide tragedy is marked by the odour of corruption and cover up.”

Sir Harold Evans, former editor of The Sunday Times and The Times

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  1. Leah

    Amazing location for a book launch!! Well done Martin 🙂

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