The Undoing Project: A Friendship that Changed the World

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Penguin Books Limited, Dec 6, 2016 - Business & Economics - 320 pages

THE NEW INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE BIG SHORT AND FLASH BOYS

'A gripping account of how two psychologists reshaped the way we think ... What a story it is' Sunday Times
'You'll love it ... full of surprises and no small degree of tragedy' Tim Harford

In 1969 two men met on a university campus. Their names were Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky. They were different in every way. But they were both obsessed with the human mind - and both happened to be geniuses. Together, they would change the way we see the world.

'An enchanted collaboration ... During the final pages, I was blinking back tears' The New York Times

'My favourite writer full stop. Engages both heart and brain like no other' Daily Telegraph

'Brilliant, a wonderful book, a masterclass' Spectator

'Psychology's Lennon and McCartney ... Lewis is exactly the storyteller they deserve' Observer

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Wow. At a time where it seems deeply uncool to venerate anything that comes from Israel, Lewis has written an amazing book about two Israeli academics that kinda changed the world. This is a love ... Read full review

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A delightfully written account of Tversky and Kahneman, the two psychologists who made a major contribution to Economics. Kahneman famously won the Nobel prize for Economics without ever taking an ... Read full review

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About the author (2016)

Michael Lewis's global bestselling books lift the lid on the biggest stories of our times. They include Flash Boys, a game-changing exposť of high-speed scamming; The Big Short, which was made into a hit Oscar-winning film; Moneyball, the story of a maverick outsider who beat the system; and Liar's Poker, the book that defined the excesses of the 1980s. Michael Lewis was born in New Orleans and educated at Princeton University and the London School of Economics.

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