Challenging the way we view the world again! Levitt and Dubner open up new ways of thinking about pimps, global climate change, organ donation and drunk driving. A welcome, well researched, amusing follow- up to the smash hit Freakonomics. Who knew statistics could be so much fun?— Shannon, Chicago
Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling more than four million copies.
Now Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with SuperFreakonomics, and fans and newcomers alike will find that this freakquel is even bolder, funnier, and more surprising than the first.
SuperFreakonomics challenges the way we think all over again, with such questions as:
Levitt and Dubner mix smart thinking and great storytelling like no one else, whether investigating a solution to global warming or explaining why the price of oral sex has fallen so drastically.
STEPHEN J. DUBNER is an award-winning author, journalist, and radio and TV personality. He quit his first career as an almost-rock-star to become a writer. He has worked for "The New York Times" and published three non-Freakonomics books. He lives with his family in New York City.