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Like Freakonomics, but better ... thrilling ... you are guaranteed a good time ... underneath the dazzle, there is substance too Tim Harford, Financial Times Levitt is a master at drawing counter-intuitive conclusions ... great fun ... Superfreakonomics travels further than its predecessor Tom Standage, Sunday Times A humdinger of a book: page-turning, politically incorrect and ever-so-slightly intoxicating, like a large swig of tequila The Times One of the most important books you'll read this autumn GQ Levitt and Dubner's zeal for statistical anomalies is as undimmed as their eye for a good story ... lie back and let Levitt and Dubner's bouncy prose style carry you along from one peculiarity to the next Sunday Telegraph There's material here not just for one conversation, but for several.The authors mash together interesting academic research, surprising historical comparisons ... and cute factoids Daily Mail [Freakonomics] was fascinating ... [SuperFreakonomics] is similarly studded with intriguing examples of economic analysis in action Daily Telegraph Entertaining BBC Focus --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
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.--This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition. See all Product Description
Great book on its own and a good sequel to the original book. Hope there's a third one coming.Published 24 days ago by David Pham
Wasn't as interesting as their first book. I didn't even end up finishing this one.Published 8 months ago by Jeremy
interesting and informative and entertaining. What more do you wantPublished 9 months ago by ernest reinhart
This book is essentially a continuation of the same general theme as the earlier one – Freakonomics. Read morePublished 12 months ago by G. Poirier
Loved this book and the underlying concepts; however I didn't enjoy it as much as the originalPublished 14 months ago by Polly