Bass Talks Side Effects

Pulitzer Prize nominee Alison Bass will discuss her book Side Effects: A Prosecutor, a Whistleblower and a Bestselling Antidepressant on Trial, today, August 5, at 5 p.m. at the West Tisbury Free Public Library.

Side Effects is based on a true story of a landmark case that exposed greed, corruption and negligence in the pharmaceutical industry.

Ms. Bass has covered medicine, science and technology for the Boston Globe and other publications, including the Miami Herald, Psychology Today and Technology Review, and has received awards from the National Mental Health Association and Associated Press.

She will share this true story of a ground-breaking court case and the personal drama that surrounded the making and unmasking of a bestselling drug. The event is free, with refreshments. For details, call 508-693-3366.