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When she saves a Celtic warrior from a fae curse, can he stop her from paying the ultimate price?


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Investigating a suspicious accident leads Drew on a path that points to international intrigue and ever-growing danger



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Also by Michael Lewis:

The Undoing Project, December 2016
Hardcover
Liar's Poker (25th Anniversary Edition), November 2014
Hardcover
Flash Boys, April 2014
Hardcover
Boomerang, October 2011
Hardcover
The Big Short, November 2009
Hardcover
Home Game, May 2009
Hardcover
Panic, December 2008
Hardcover
The Blind Side, October 2006
Hardcover
Moneyball, April 2004
Paperback
Liar's Poker, November 1989
Hardcover

The Undoing Project
Michael Lewis

A Friendship That Changed Our Minds

W. W. Norton & Company
December 2016
On Sale: December 6, 2016
368 pages
ISBN: 0393254593
EAN: 9780393254594
Kindle: B01GI6S7EK
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How a Nobel PrizeĖwinning theory of the mind altered our perception of reality.

Forty years ago, Israeli psychologists Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky wrote a series of breathtakingly original studies undoing our assumptions about the decision-making process. Their papers showed the ways in which the human mind erred, systematically, when forced to make judgments in uncertain situations.

Their work created the field of behavioral economics, revolutionized Big Data studies, advanced evidence-based medicine, led to a new approach to government regulation, and made much of Michael Lewisís own work possible. Kahneman and Tversky are more responsible than anybody for the powerful trend to mistrust human intuition and defer to algorithms.

The Undoing Project is about a compelling collaboration between two men who have the dimensions of great literary figures. They became heroes in the university and on the battlefield―both had important careers in the Israeli military―and their research was deeply linked to their extraordinary life experiences. Amos Tversky was a brilliant, self-confident warrior and extrovert, the center of rapt attention in any room; Kahneman, a fugitive from the Nazis in his childhood, was an introvert whose questing self-doubt was the seedbed of his ideas.

They became one of the greatest partnerships in the history of science, working together so closely that they couldnít remember whose brain originated which ideas, or who should claim credit. They flipped a coin to decide the lead authorship on the first paper they wrote, and simply alternated thereafter.

This story about the workings of the human mind is explored through the personalities of two fascinating individuals so fundamentally different from each other that they seem unlikely friends or colleagues. In the process they may well have changed, for good, mankindís view of its own mind.

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