Each month, Quackwatch will mark down one or more of the books its sells by 25% or more from list price.
- LYING FOR FUN AND PROFIT: THE TRUTH ABOUT THE MEDIA (2000) [NEW]
- Kurt Butler reveals how talk shows and other media outlets promote quackery without the slightest concern about whether or not they harm their audience. He also describes his many efforts to counter the problem. Softcover, 310 pages. $13.00 [List price $19.95]
- THE HONEST HERBAL (1999)
- Fourth edition of this referenced analysis covers about 120 herbs and related substances, with each in a separate chapter. By Varro E. Tyler, Ph.D., a leading expert on pharmacognosy. Hardcover, 460 pages, $37.00 [List price $54.95]. Softcover $17 [List price $24.95)
- HERBS OF CHOICE (1999)
- Second edition of Tyler’s guide to the therapeutic use of herbs, arranged by problem. Paperback, 297 pages, $15.00 [List $19.95]
- HERBS OF CHOICE (1994) [CLEARANCE]
- First edition of Tyler’s guide to the therapeutic use of herbs. Softcover, 225 pages, $9 (one copy left).
- POPULAR NUTRITION PRACTICES: A SCIENTIFIC APPRAISAL (1986)
- Outstanding referenced analysis of 100 topics of recent concern. By Jack Yetiv, M.D., Ph.D. Softcover, 318 pages., $7.00. [List price $12.95] [CLEARANCE]
We have several hundred surplus copies of offbeat publications we accumulated as part of our research. Some are recent, while others date back into the 1980s. They include
- Health-food industry publications: trade publications, consumer magazines, and newsletters
- Chiropractic publications: newspapers, magazines, and journals
- Vitamin catalogs
- Various other items.
We don’t consider them sources of reliable information for consumers. However, they may be useful as examples of the misinformation circulating in the marketplace. If you prefer one or more of the above categories, please indicate that with your order. Otherwise we will provide as varied a mixture as we can.
- The price is 60¢ each plus $3 per order for postage for orders in the United States (limit 20 per person). For Canadian orders, indicate what you want by e-mail and we will let you know the cost.