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 - Diana - Goodreads
The Psychopath Test details Jon Ronson's exploration of the 'madness industry', from diagnosis to treatment. This book is heavily centered on Ronson's experiences on his quest for answers and he ... Read full review
Review: The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness IndustryUser Review - Fiona - Goodreads
Really enjoyed this one. I've never read Jon Ronson before. I was impressed. His voice is engaging, entertaining, comfortably neurotic - the perfect accompaniment to a book about a hunt for ... Read full review