SuperFreakonomics, Illustrated Edition
SuperFreakonomics was an instant New York Times bestseller that caused a media uproar, continuing the amazing success begun with the groundbreaking, worldwide sensation Freakonomics. With the Illustrated Edition, Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner bring alive their smart thinking and great storytelling with an explosion of visual evidence, including:
- A by-the-numbers tally of a high-priced call girl's career, and a tracking sheet from an intensive survey of Chicago street prostitutes.
- A visual quiz that lets you pit your memory against the memory of a chess grand master.
- Images of the hurricane-killing machine and other geo-engineering inventions described in SuperFreakonomics.
- A look into whether doctors are better at saving lives in TV dramas or in real hospitals.