Book review: Super Freakonomics

I enjoyed Super Freakonomics (as an audio book) for the same reasons that I enjoyed its predecessor, Freakonomics. The economist authors' clever stories and digressions remind us to question data analysis and statistics presented by so-called experts. As the saying goes, "There's lies, damned lies, and statistics". Narrow interpretations of scientific studies and data are … Continue reading Book review: Super Freakonomics

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Book review: The Great Gatsby

Why have I never read this before? F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1920s story is an excellent read full of rich, beautiful prose and a compelling story. Is it a love story? Or, is it a story about the lives we invent for others and the lies we tell ourselves? The Great Gatsby is a highly recommended add to … Continue reading Book review: The Great Gatsby