The Insanity Hoax: Exposing the myth of the mad genius
, by our senior reviewer and columnist Dr. Judith Schlesinger
, has just been chosen as a new and notable book" by the prestigious and long-running Skeptical Inquirer, the magazine for science and reason."
The book was chosen because it effectively challenges one of society's most unreasonable and unscientific notions: that creativity and mental disorder are always bundled together. The Insanity Hoax is the first book to comprehensively demonstrate that great talent does not require great suffering.
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