What happened when a small group of men - highly placed within the United States military, the government, and the intelligence services - began believing in very strange things? In this mind-boggling and often hilarious book, journalist Jon Ronson reveals some of the extraordinary beliefs at the core of the War on Terror. So unbelievable that it has to be true - this is the real-life account that inspired the film. 'Not only a narcotic road trip through the wackier reaches of Bush's war effort, but also an unmissable account of some of the insanity that has lately been done in our names' - "Observer".
Jon Ronson is an award-winning writer and documentary maker. He is the author of the bestselling Them: Adventures with Extremists. His documentaries include the acclaimed Secret Rulers of the World. He lives in London.