Entertainment, Psychology

Book Review: The Confidence Game by Maria Konnikova

We recently posted about the docuseries Stolen Youth: Inside the Cult at Sarah Lawrence, which analyzes how a man named Larry Ray used his daughter’s college friends to essentially start a cult.

Con artists come in many different forms. Some are like Ray and start a cult. Others choose more simple tactics and scam people on the streets of big cities by convincing them to play a game.

The Confidence Game analyzes the con artist, their personality traits and why people fall for it. Konnikova tells us that everyone is capable of falling for a scam, just not the same scam.

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Book Review: Spare by Prince Harry

The long-anticipated tell all from Prince Harry released on January 10, 2023 and quickly became a best-seller.

After watching the Harry & Meghan special on Netflix, we wanted to learn more about Prince Harry and his childhood. Honestly, we knew hardly anything about the royal family before starting the documentary or reading the book.

We knew that the British Tabloids treated Meghan horribly, but not much beyond that. This blog post is all about our thoughts on Prince Harry’s book Spare.

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