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Time and Again
Jack Finney
This is How You Die: Stories of the Inscrutable, Infallible, Inescapable Machine of Death
Ryan North, Matthew Bennardo, David Malki, Nathan Burgoine, Toby W. Rush, Rhiannon Kelly, Ryan Estrada, George Page III, Chandler Kaiden, Tom Francis, Grace Seybold, D.L.E. Roger, Daliso Chaponda, John Takis, Ada Hoffmann, Rebecca Black, Karen Stay Ahlstrom, Gord Sellar, M
Without Conscience: The Disturbing World of the Psychopaths Among Us - Robert D. Hare I found this book interesting, but it definitely felt dated and a bit too alarmist at times. I'm 100% sure I've met someone Dr. Hare would consider a psychopath before (I think everyone who works with the public has) but to the best of my knowledge I am not dead nor have I been swindled out of any money. This book takes on a pretty alarming tone that you will have a violent or otherwise dehumanizing encounter with a psychopath at some point, which is a little paranoid, I think.

I did enjoy the case studies and thought Dr. Hare did a good job of using real-life examples to illustrate the points he was trying to make. While at times the book was a little repetitive, it's very readable and comprehensive on its subject.