Friday, July 6, 2012

Books I've Read this Week

I've enjoyed the previous books I've read by Dan Ariely and The Honest Truth About Dishonesty continues that trend. I especially like the chapters that focus on how people deceive themselves. One interesting tid bit of information is that people who are more creative are better liars. Well that's not that surprising but they are even better than most folks about lying to themselves but lets call that rationalization instead of lying. Anyway, like all of Ariely's books it is a quick but interesting read.
Red Seas Under Red Skies is the second book in the Gentlemen Bastards Sequence by Scott Lynch. Without giving too much away from the first book our protagonists find themselves in a new city planning their next heist. All in all this is a caper book and the interaction between the two main characters Loche and Jean is absolutely priceless. Since the main characters are lying thieving bastards it makes a perfect complement to the other book I read this week.

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