Think Like a Freak: The Authors of Freakonomics Offer to Retrain Your Brain

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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
William Morrow & Company
Publish Date
July 07, 2015
Pages
304
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 0.8 inches | 0.5 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780062218346

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About the Author

Steven D. Levitt, a professor of economics at the University of Chicago, was awarded the John Bates Clark Medal, given to the most influential American economist under forty. He is also a founder of The Greatest Good, which applies Freakonomics-style thinking to business and philanthropy.

Stephen J. Dubner, an award-winning journalist and radio and TV personality, has worked for the New York Times and published three non-Freakonomics books. He is the host of Freakonomics Radio and Tell Me Something I Don't Know.

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 since taught English at Columbia, worked for The New York Times, and published three non-Freakonomics books.

Reviews

"Over nine entertaining chapters [Levitt and Dubner] demonstrate how not to fall into hackneyed approaches to solving problems and concretely illustrate how to reframe questions."--New York Daily News
"Compelling and fun."--New York Post
"This book will change your life."--Daily Express (London)
"Good ideas... expressed with panache."--Financial Times
"An interesting and thought-provoking read."--The Horn
"Their most revolutionary book yet. With their trademark blend of captivating storytelling and unconventional analysis, they take us inside their thought process and teach us all to think a bit more productively, more creatively, more rationally --- to think, that is, like a Freak."--Bookreporter.com
"Utterly captivating."--Malcolm Gladwell, New York Times bestselling author of Blink, The Tipping Point, and David and Goliath