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Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries

Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries

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By (author) Jon Ronson

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  • Publisher: PICADOR
  • Format: Paperback | 388 pages
  • Dimensions: 130mm x 197mm x 31mm | 386g
  • Publication date: 1 April 2013
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1447223918
  • ISBN 13: 9781447223917
  • Sales rank: 33,897

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UPDATED EDITION INCLUDING TWO EXTRA STORIES Jon Ronson has been on patrol with America's real-life superheroes and to a UFO convention in the Nevada desert with Robbie Williams. He's met a man who tried to split the atom in his kitchen and asked a conscious robot if she's got a soul. Fascinated by madness, strange behaviour and the human mind, Jon has spent his life exploring mysterious events and meeting extraordinary people. Collected here from various sources (including the Guardian and GQ) are the best of his adventures. Frequently hilarious, sometimes disturbing, always entertaining, these fascinating stories of the chaos that lies on the fringe of our daily lives will have you wondering just what we're capable of.

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Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker. He is the author of three bestsellers, Them: Adventures with Extremists, The Men Who Stare at Goats and The Psychopath Test, and two collections, Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness and What I Do: More True Tales of Everyday Craziness. He lives in London and New York City.

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'Funny and thought-provoking' Financial Times 'Compelling and eye-opening ... hugely compulsive reading' Psychologies 'Comic and entertaining, but with a serious effect as we catch glimpses of the odd things ticking away inside some real characters' Scotsman