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Freakonomics

Freakonomics
Author: Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
Genre: Nonfiction
Length: 315 pages

About: “The authors set out to explore the inner workings of a crack gang, the truth about real estate agents, the secrets of the Ku Klux Klan, and much more. 120 more words

Nonfiction

The Most Good per Dollar

A problem that seems to haunt a majority of the population is the lack of money. Today’s world believes that money improves life and I believe so as well.  748 more words

Education

Event economics in the digital age

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Yesterday, I read Simon Kuper’s piece in the FT, on “Author Economics”, where he laments how little authors earn these days on the books they sell. 222 more words

Digitalism

Book Review: "Think Like a Freak" by Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner

Brent Hopkins

I have rarely harped on it when writing here, (too busy raging at games and reviewing comic books) but I am a huge business and economics fan. 517 more words

Literature

On podcasts, long-form interviews and Timothy Ferriss

A little while ago, reporting from one of BBC Future Media’s briefing events, I discussed an exchange between filmmaker, comedian and consultant Dave Birss and the event’s host, Fiona Bruce. 773 more words

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This week on The Book Report

FEATURED BOOKS PREVIEWED

“Think Like a Freak” by Steven Levitt and Stephen Dubner
“The Obstacle is the Way: The Timeless Art of Turning Trials into Triumph” by Ryan Holiday… 175 more words

Books To Read

Book: Think like a freak

Challenge: Read 28 books (20 of 28)

Date: August 12, 2014.

Location: Ottawa, Ontario

Think Like a Freak: The authors of Freakonomics offer to retrain your brain… 228 more words

Mind