Celebrity Reader Interview: Ben Goldacre

Ben Goldacre, doctor, psychiatrist and author of Bad Science, answered a few questions for The Book Base about his reading habits and favourite books.

What was your favourite books as a child?

The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle.

What’s the best book you’ve read in the last twelve months?

Testing Treatments by Imogen Evans, Hazel Thornton and Iain Chalmers.

Who are your favourite authors?

I don’t have any!

When and where do you do most of your reading?


Approximately how many books do you read every year?


What are you reading at the moment?

The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James Gleick.

As a published author, what advice would you give to a budding writer?

Just write! Start a blog!

Many thanks to Ben Goldacre for taking the time to answer our questions.

If you want to find out more about Ben and his work, check out his site and follow him on Twitter.

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