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

Skagboys

by Irvine Welsh

Paperback, 640 pages, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., $16.95, published June 17 2013 | purchase

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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

by Regina O'Melveny

Paperback, 320 pages, Little, Brown and Company, $15, published June 18 2013 | purchase

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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

How We Lie to Everyone — Especially Ourselves

by Dan Ariely

Paperback, 285 pages, HarperCollins, $14.99, published June 18 2013 | purchase

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How We Lie to Everyone — Especially Ourselves
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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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