Seeing is believing . . . The Smash Hit SuperFreakonomics is now Bigger and Better
"SuperFreakonomics" was an instant "New York Times" bestseller that caused a media uproar, continuing the amazing success begun with the groundbreaking, worldwide sensation "Freakonomics."
With the Illustrated Edition, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner bring alive their smart thinking and great storytelling with an explosion of visual evidence, including:
A by-the-numbers tally of a high-priced call girl's career, and a tracking sheet from an intensive survey of Chicago street prostitutes.
A visual quiz that lets you pit your memory against the memory of a chess grand master.
Images of the hurricane-killing machine and other geo-engineering inventions described in "SuperFreakonomics."
A look into whether doctors are better at saving lives in TV dramas or in real hospitals.
Whether probing the intricacies of sex change oper-ations, the effectiveness of child car seats, or what really motivates people to do good, the Illustrated Edition of "SuperFreakonomics" employs photographs, drawings, and graphs that will lead readers to see the world in a bold, fresh way.
About the Author :
Steven D Levitt has contributed to Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance as an author.
Steven D. Levitt is a professor of economics at the University of Chicago and a recipient of the John Bates Clark Medal, awarded to the most influential economist under the age of forty.
Stephen J Dubner has contributed to Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance as an author. Stephen J. Dubner is the author of "Choosing My Religion" and coauthor (with Steven D. Levitt) of the "New York Times" bestseller "Freakonomics". He is a former writer and editor at the "New York Times Magazine", and lives in New York City with his family.
|Title:||Superfreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance||Publisher:||William Morrow & Company|
|Author:||Steven D Levitt, Stephen J Dubner|
|No. of Pages:||304|
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