Globe and Mail Top 100 Book, 2011, Commended, Born Liars.
[Born Liars does] a grand job of challenging misguided human conceit about our honesty and its benefits ... convincing ...
- Kitchener Waterloo Record
. . . stuffed full of interesting studies and good writing . . . a fun read . . .
. . . persuasive and wide-ranging . . . [Ian] Leslie brings intelligence and a wealth of thought-provoking research to his topic.
- Globe and Mail
. . . fascinating . . . of interest to everyone . . .
Ian Leslie uncovers the truth of the matter: Lying of all kinds is woven into our makeup . . . by tying lying into culture, Leslie gets near the core of what it means to be human.
Born Liars is in quite a different league [than other pop psychology books]. It’s erudite yet wears its learning lightly and is full of terrific stories. It will also make you see yourself, and the world around you, in a new light.
- Daily Mail