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ABC’s Gift Ideas: Psychology/Self-Help, Religion, Romance

The gift-giving season is upon us – hooray! The ABC Staff has rummaged through their sections and order lists, and come up with another year’s worth of wonderful gift ideas for you: from fiction to history to cookbooks to children’s …

You Review: The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobelli

Reviewed by Katherine Matthews Why do we trust someone who says something well, even if what they’re saying is superficial? Or even, why do we think that somebody believes a certain viewpoint, just because they say it out loud, even …

You Review: Deceit and Self-Deception by Robert Trivers

Reviewed by Katherine Matthews Deceit and Self-Deception by Robert L. Trivers is a wide-angle look at deception, its origins, functions and results. Trivers identifies at the beginning that it’s still an infant field; much more research needs to be done, …