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The delusions of crowds : why people go mad in groups —Bernstein, William J., author.

""We are the apes who tell stories," writes William Bernstein. "And no matter how misleading the narrative, if it is compelling enough it will nearly always trump the facts." As Bernstein shows in his eloquent and persua...

Useful delusions : the power and paradox of the self-deceiving brain —Vedantam, Shankar, author.

"From the New York Times-bestselling author and host of NPR's Hidden Brain comes a counter- intertuitive, thought-provoking exploration of deception's role in human success. Everyone agrees that lies and self-deception c...

The man who killed Don Quixote

Toby, a cynical advertising director, finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventure...

I feel pretty

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appeara...

Unsane

After getting a restraining order and moving to a new city, a young woman (Claire Foy) continues to be haunted by visions of her stalker, David (Joshua Leonard). She turns to a mental-health center for help, but is inste...

Donnie Darko

An edgy, psychological thriller about a suburban teen coming face-to-face with his dark destiny. Donnie Darko is a delusional high-school student visited by a demonic rabbit with eerie visions of the past, and deadly pre...

I feel pretty
Blu-ray
2018
Availability: 16 of 17

A woman struggling with insecurity wakes from a fall believing she is the most beautiful and capable woman on the planet. Her new confidence empowers her to live fearlessly, but what happens when she realizes her appeara...

The look-alike a novel —Spindler, Erica, 1957- author.
Large Print
2020
Availability: 4 of 6

Sienna Scott grew up in the dark shadow of her mother's paranoid delusions. Now, she's returned home to confront her past and the unsolved murder that altered the course of her life. In her mother's shuttered house, an o...

I met a girl

Devon, an aspiring musician with schizophrenia, meets Lucy, and falls madly in love. However, when she suddenly vanishes, he impulsively embarks on an epic journey to find her. Meanwhile Nick, Devon's brother and caretak...

Unsane

After getting a restraining order and moving to a new city, a young woman (Claire Foy) continues to be haunted by visions of her stalker, David (Joshua Leonard). She turns to a mental-health center for help, but is inste...

Nurse Betty

Betty never misses an episode of her favorite soap opera, "A reason to love." After a mind-altering run-in with two hit-men while watching an episode, Betty transforms into "Nurse Betty" and embarks on a mission to find ...

Lars and the real girl Lars et l'amour en boîte

Lars is a sweet but shy guy who has a hard time talking with his family, coworkers, and neighbors. Although his family fears the worst when Lars brings home a life-sized companion doll who he thinks is a real girlfriend...

The man who killed Don Quixote
Blu-ray
2019
Availability: 0 of 1

Toby is a disillusioned director, currently heading commercials, that becomes pulled into a world of fantasy and memory when he's reunited with a Spanish cobbler who he cast as Don Quixote in a student film years earlier...

A colorful history of popular delusions —Bartholomew, Robert E.

"This eclectic history of unusual crowd behavior describes a rich assortment of mass phenomena ranging from the amusing and quirky to the shocking and deplorable. What do fads, crazes, manias, urban legends, moral panics...

Don Juan DeMarco

A psychiatrist treats a young man who believes he is Don Juan, the greatest lover of all time.

Useful Delusions : The Power And Paradox Of The Self-Deceiving Brain —Vedantam, Shankar, author.
Ebook
2021

"From the New York Times-bestselling author and host of NPR's Hidden Brain comes a counter- intertuitive, thought-provoking exploration of deception's role in human success. Everyone agrees that lies and self-deception c...

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