Freakonomics [Audiobook Mini-Review]

border: 5px solid #e6e6e6;Title: Freakonomics
Author: Steven D. Levitt and Stephen J. Dubner
Narrator: Stephen J. Dubner
Genre: Nonfiction; Economics
Pages: 320
Audio: 6.5 hours
Year: 2006
Publisher: Harper Audio
Source: Library
Book Rating: 4/5
Audio Rating: 4/5

Mini-Review:

No. It’s not 2006. Don’t worry. I am just WAY behind the times reading this one.

You all know the premise: economists connect seemingly unconnected things, like the legalization of abortions correlating with the fall in crime.

I was an economics minor and a psychology major, so this mix of economics and social science is right up my alley.This was an interesting book. It made me look at the world a little differently and made me feel a little smarter by the end. It’d been awhile since I’d read a good nonfiction book and this was just want I needed.

The audiobook was fine. I can’t think of anything that made it stand out, but I also can’t think of any complaints. Which is pretty much exactly what you want for nonfiction audio.

3 thoughts on “Freakonomics [Audiobook Mini-Review]

  1. Sandy December 7, 2012 / 9:36 am

    I read this in print maybe five or six years ago and I loved it. I like books that blow your mind with these smarty facts.

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  2. Kely December 8, 2012 / 8:07 pm

    I haven’t read this one yet either, although I’ve been meaning to for a while. Given the subject, I wonder if the book would have been written any differently after the economy changed in 2008?

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