Shelf Help: 'Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy'
Melvin Konner makes the case for female dominance.
The Truman Show Delusion: Can Culture Make Us Crazy?
Two brothers—a philosopher and a doctor—attempt to explain the cultural roots of madness.
A Dozen Words for Misunderstood: Language and Thoughts
Slaying, yet again, the idea that the languages we speak shape the thoughts we think.
Death at the Summit: How the Feds Killed a Market Oracle
As CEO of Intrade, John Delaney harnessed the wisdom of the crowds, with often freakishly prescient results. Technocratic dreamers were ecstatic about the company's ability to predict the future, and maybe even reshape society. Today Delaney's company has collapsed and his body is entombed atop Mount Everest. A tale of bravado, bluster, and efficient markets.