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The psychopath test : a journey through the madness industry

Author: Jon Ronson
Publisher: New York : Riverhead Books, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In this madcap journey, a bestselling journalist investigates psychopaths and the industry of doctors, scientists, and everyone else who studies them. The Psychopath Test is a fascinating journey through the minds of madness. Jon Ronson's exploration of a potential hoax being played on the world's top neurologists takes him, unexpectedly, into the heart of the madness industry. An influential psychologist who is
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jon Ronson
ISBN: 9781594488016 1594488010 9780330492270 0330492276 9781594485756 1594485755
OCLC Number: 668193260
Awards: Short-listed for National Book Awards Popular Non-Fiction Book of the Year 2012 (UK)
Description: 275 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: The missing part of the puzzle revealed --
The man who faked madness --
Psychopaths dream in black-and-white --
The psychopath test --
Toto --
Night of the living dead --
The right sort of madness --
The madness of David Shayler --
Aiming a bit high --
The avoidable death of Rebecca Riley --
Good luck.
Responsibility: Jon Ronson.

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'I began The Psychopath Test late at night, tired, dispirited and ill - then found myself laughing like the proverbial loon for page after page' Will Self, Guardian 'The belly laughs come thick and Read more...

 
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