Lost at Sea

Author: Jon Ronson Type: Non-fiction, essays (anthology) Full title: Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries Published: 2001-2012 (original essays); 2012 (this collection) I read it: July 2018 From the first essay about Insane Clown Posse and their strange religious leanings, Jon Ronson’s collection of essays is highly readable and almost always fascinating. That is,…

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed

Author: Jon Ronson Type: Non-fiction, single subject Published: 2015 I read it: March 2017 Consider me convinced. Ronson’s book about public shaming is instantly fascinating; it’s a perfectly modern subject matter to pair with his light and accessible writing style. He’s funny, of course, with dry quips dropped here and there: In fact, ever since…

The Psychopath Test

Author: Jon Ronson Type: Non-fiction, single subject Full title: The Psychopath Test: A Journey Through the Madness Industry Published: 2011 I read it: July 2015 Four days ago I was not reading this book, and now I’m already finished. It was prompted by a coworker bringing up some Ted Bundy facts, and then a few of…