Book Review: Freakonomincs

September 30, 2009

This is a review from my Favorite Books list; the link from which will be also on the Books Page.

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“The gulf between the information we publicly proclaim and the information we know to be true is often vast.”

The kind of book I love: One that questions “conventional wisdom” and knocks down the majority-accepted explanations for many of life’s occurrences. From teachers cheating on standardized tests to sumo wrestlers to why swimming pools are more of a hazard than guns, Freakonomics challenges your preconceived notions.

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