There is an interesting piece in The Nation entited “The Constant Gardener”: What the Movie Missed which looks at the pharmaceutical industry and clinical trials.
You can also find some recent articles such as: Peer review. Pfizer denied access to journals’ files (Science) and Guinea-pigging: healthy human subjects for drug safety trials are in demand. But is it a living? (New Yorker).
Le Carre also wrote the forward to “The Body Hunters: Testing New Drugs on the World’s Poorest Patients” by Sonia Shah.
NPR has an interview with the author.