Sponsored by Rick James (SuperFreakonomics)

It’s time to mix things up a little at Maybe The Point. We’re going to review a non-fiction book! I wouldn’t have normally bought this one, but I left my Kindle at home before a recent holiday and I was hurting for a book to read on the plane, and they don’t sell stellar fantasy at the WHSmiths in Terminal 3. Anyway. SuperFreakonomics (Steven D. Levitt & Stephen J. Dubner, 2009) is a book about economics as it applies the non-financial world. I don’t know about you, but I’ve always confused econmics for a purely financial  thing. But no, that’s not the case! And SuperFreakonomics will set you straight on that.

SuperFreakonomics covers a variety of subjects from the benefits of drunk driving to the seasonal attraction of prostitution in America. Yep, SuperFreakonomics is the book equivalent of a BuzzFeed article, in a couple of ways.

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