Date-Onomics: How Dating Became a Lopsided Numbers Game

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Product Details

Price
$15.95
Publisher
Workman Publishing
Publish Date
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.4 X 8.2 X 0.9 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780761182085
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About the Author

Jon Birger is a contributor to Fortune magazine. A former senior writer at Fortune and Money, he's an award-winning freelance journalist who has written for Time, Barron's, and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. He has appeared on MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, National Public Radio, and Fox News, sharing his expertise on topics ranging from the stock market to oil prices. A graduate of Brown University, Mr. Birger lives with his family in Larchmont, New York.

Reviews

"Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across Date-onomics, a by-the-numbers book on dating that argues advice-givers serving up tips for women on how to a find a man have it all wrong."
--Associated Press

"The author...provides fascinating evidence to show how and why dating and mating culture in America has changed in the 21st century."
--Kirkus Review

"Birger offers a compelling argument backed by plentiful data... Recommended, especially for singles and those who advise them."
--Library Journal

"A fascinating look at romance and what's going on with the mating rituals of homo sapiens today. This book will surprise and enlighten you."
--AJ Jacobs, New York Times bestselling author of The Year of Living Biblically and Drop Dead Healthy

"Date-onomics is the Moneyball of dating. College-educated women wanting to improve their odds in today's wacky marriage 'market' will be dog-earing its pages."
--Jean Chatzky, NBC's Today show financial editor and New York Times bestselling author

"Birger offers a compelling answer to the question, 'Where are all the good guys?' I would have said 'Argentina.' But now I'm thinking of heading to Aspen. Read Date-onomics and find out why."
--Kristin Newman, author of What I Was Doing While You Were Breeding

"The modern single woman will share this book with her well-meaning friends and family who just can't understand why she's still single--it's not her, it's the date-onomics!"
--Melanie Notkin, author of Savvy Auntie and Otherhood