SuperFreakonomics: Global Cooling, Patriotic Prostitutes, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance


  • Written by: Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner
  • Narrated by: Stephen J. Dubner
  • Length: 7 hours and 28 mins 
  • ISBN-10: 0060889578
  • ISBN-13: 978-0060889579
  • Publisher: HarperAudio
  • Unabridged Audiobook
Patriotic Prostitutes, Global Cooling, and Why Suicide Bombers Should Buy Life Insurance: Super Freakonomics Audiobook

The New York Times best-selling Freakonomics was a worldwide sensation, selling more than 4 million copies in 35 languages and changing the way we look at the world. Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner return with Superfreakonomics, and fans and newcomers alike will find that the freakquel is even bolder, funnier, and more surprising than the first.

SuperFreakonomics challenges the way we think all over again, exploring the hidden side of everything with such questions as: How is a street prostitute like a department-store Santa? What do hurricanes, heart attacks, and highway deaths have in common? Can eating kangaroo save the planet?

Dubner and Levittmix smart thinking and great storytelling like no one else. By examining how people respond to incentives, they show the world for what it really is: good, bad, ugly, and, in the final analysis, super freaky.

Freakonomics has been imitated many times over – but only now, with SuperFreakonomics, has it met its match.


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Four years in the making, SuperFreakonomics asks not just the hard concerns, however the unforeseen ones: What’s more unsafe, driving intoxicated or walking intoxicated? Can a sex modification enhance your wage? Why is chemotherapy recommended so typically if it’s so inadequate?

SuperFreakonomics challenges the method we believe all over once again, checking out the surprise side of whatever with such concerns as:

  • Why are physicians so bad at cleaning their hands?
  • How much excellent do safety seat do?
  • What’s the very best method to capture a terrorist?
  • How is a street woman of the street like a department-store Santa?
  • Did TELEVISION cause an increase in criminal offense?
  • What do cyclones, cardiac arrest, and highway deaths share?
  • Can consuming kangaroo conserve the world?
  • Which includes more worth: a pimp or a Realtor?
  • Are individuals hard-wired for selflessness or selfishness?

Levitt and Dubner mix wise thinking and terrific storytelling like nobody else, whether examining an option to global warming or discussing why the rate of foreplay has actually fallen so considerably. By analyzing how individuals react to rewards, they reveal the world for what it actually is – excellent, unsightly, bad, and, in the last analysis, extremely freaky.

Freakonomics has actually been mimicked sometimes over – however just now, with SuperFreakonomics, has it satisfied its match.



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