John Carreyrou uncovers the story of Standford dropout’s, CEO Elizabeth Holmes’, multibillion startup – Theranos. It was built on smoke and mirrors, and endorsed by big-name investors. Carreyrou writes of Holmes’ sociopath duplicity in promising to revolutionize the medical industry with easier and quicker blood tests, while raising billions of dollars with technology which didn’t work. The book doesn’t discuss Holmes’ comeuppance – probably in order to get the story out in time. She’s still awaiting trial.
Gwenamon says: A quick, easy read that that’s kind of unsatisfying because of where it ends