Cover the social superpower

In a time of deep fakes, alternative truths and leaked secrets, it would be easy to think that we are surrounded by lies. Former Times Journalist, Kathleen Wyatt, introduces us to a cast of professionals and professional liars, all to help her prove a remarkable thesis: lies hold us together as much as they push us apart and they play a vital role in a healthy society. While many of us shake our heads at the levels of deceit, Kathleen marvels at our ability to lie at all.

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