A Kindle Single Editors' Pick and "Kindle Select 25" pick. A nonfiction singles bestseller. Featured in the Kansas City Star and adapted for the radio show This American Life.
In his new Kindle Single THE OUTSIDER, award-winning author Ariel Sabar tells the improbable story of Roger Barker, a maverick psychology professor who turned the tiny town of Oskaloosa, Kansas into a laboratory of human behavior. This novella-length narrative takes readers on a journey into the life and times of one of psychology's most original thinkers, raising fascinating questions about what separates the Darwins and Freuds of science from the sometimes just-as-brilliant also-rans.
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