May 2, 2005
'The Most Interesting Mind in America'
When Malcolm Gladwell says you’ve got the most brilliant mind in America, I’m guessing you can write pretty much anything your little heart desires and it’ll sell like hotcakes, even with a hellsafugly cover.
At any rate, Freakonomics sounds fun. This excerpt and this one, both about baby names, are fascinating. OK Kottke interview | The NYT Mag article I assume led to the book | A NYT Mag piece also co-authored by Levitt and Dubner | Other writings by Dubner