THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES

AJA RADEN

THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES

 

Why do you believe what you believe? With cutting wit and a deft touch, Raden untangles the relationship of truth to lie, belief to faith, and deception to propaganda.

“Raden’s enviable gifts as a storyteller are surpassed only by the depth and breadth of her arcane knowledge. Fascinating and fun, could not be more topical. This is a smart, scintillating, tour de force of a book.”—Greg Olear, author of Dirty Rubles

“Enjoyably witty . . . . Chock-full of quirky anecdotes, this is a fun romp through the tricky world of deception.”—Publishers Weekly

“Raden writes with a blithe and breezy deftness, peppering her narrative with snarky but substantive footnotes.” —Booklist

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