'Why We Get Fat And What To Do About It' by Gary Taubes
The first book chosen for discussion is Gary Taubes’ new book:
Why We Get Fat And What To Do About It. (2011).Taubes is a highly respected science journalist who is famous for his thorough research of the history of the issues, and his precise and accurate reporting of his research.
His educational background makes him exceptionally qualified to do this. He has a Physics degree from Harvard University; a Masters in Aerospace Engineering from Sanford University; and a Masters in Journalism from Columbia University. These are the top universities in those areas, and Stanford School of Engineering is known to be for "super-geniuses".
The Titles below are links that lead to brief summaries and comments about Taubes' book which are intended to organize and direct a discussion by its readers.