The Psychopath Test
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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Review: The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness IndustryUser Review - Hannah - Goodreads
I found this book, while very interesting, to be a little scattered. The ending was also somewhat anti-climactic and abrupt. I like short stories so I actually enjoyed all the individual stories he ... Read full review
Review: The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness IndustryUser Review - Ian March - Goodreads
Not what I expected. I feel I understand Jon Ronson better and would classify this book as a memoir. Very enjoyable. Read full review