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The Psychopath Test : A Journey Through the Madness Industry

By (author) Jon Ronson

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What if society wasn't fundamentally rational, but was motivated by insanity? This thought sets Jon Ronson on an utterly compelling adventure into the world of madness.Along the way, Jon meets psychopaths, those whose lives have been touched by madness and those whose job it is to diagnose it, including the influential psychologist who developed the Psychopath Test, from whom Jon learns the art of psychopath-spotting. A skill which seemingly reveals that madness could indeed be at the heart of everything ...Combining Jon Ronson's trademark humour, charm and investigative incision, The Psychopath Test is both entertaining and honest, unearthing dangerous truths and asking serious questions about how we define normality in a world where we are increasingly judged by our maddest edges.

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  • Paperback | 304 pages
  • 128 x 196 x 22mm | 260g
  • 05 Jan 2012
  • Pan MacMillan
  • PICADOR
  • London
  • English
  • Main Market Ed.
  • 0330492276
  • 9780330492270
  • 771

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Author Information

Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker. He is the author of many bestselling books, including Frank: The True Story that Inspired the Movie, Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries, The Psychopath Test, The Men Who Stare at Goats and Them: Adventures with Extremists. His first fictional screenplay, Frank, co-written with Peter Straughan, starred Michael Fassbender. He lives in London and New York City.

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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 fast - my God, he is funny ... Ronson's new book is provocative and interesting, and you will, I guarantee, zip merrily through it' Observer

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Customer reviews

Now that's a book

Deep and insightful, yet very entertaining and strangely funny. Ronson's ability to keep you enthralled for page after page is spellbinding. Go on, read it......you will not be disappointed.show more
by Michael Elliott

Great read

I couldn't put this down, so much to learn and keep clear of! Lots of humor and well written.show more
by Geraldine Headley