June 17-23: 1980s Edinburgh, 1590s Venice And A Study Of Dishonesty

Skagboys

Skagboys

by Irvine Welsh

Skagboys chronicles the misadventures of Mark Renton and his friends as they cope with economic uncertainties, family problems, drug use and the opposite sex in 1980s Edinburgh.

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The Book of Madness and Cures

The Book Of Madness And Cures

A 16th-century Renaissance woman and renowned physician named Gabriella Mondini searches across Europe for her missing father. Without him, she can't treat her Venetian patients, who need her desperately.

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The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty cover

The (Honest) Truth About Dishonesty

How We Lie to Everyone — Especially Ourselves

by Dan Ariely

From Washington, D.C., to Wall Street, the classroom to the workplace, author and behavior economist Dan Ariely explores the question of dishonesty. He helps us understand why cheating is so prevalent and what we can do about it.

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