The Geography of Genius explores why creative genius flourishes in specific places at specific times. A witty and informed romp through history, the book travels the globe to places like Vienna of 1900, ancient Athens and modern-day Silicon Valley. Along the way, it reveals how certain settings sparked creativity and asks, “What was in the air and can we bottle it?”
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As a long-time foreign correspondent for National Public Radio, Eric reported from more than 30 countries and is the recipient of several journalism awards including the Angel Award for coverage of Islamic affairs in Asia. A regular contributor to NPR’s Morning Edition, Eric is also a columnist for BBC Travel. His work appears in the Los Angeles Times, The Washington Post and the New Republic. He lives in Washington, D.C.
Awards and Praise
An Amazon Best Book of the Month, January 2016
Condé Nast Traveler Top 10 Books of 2015 (2016 Bonus)
Fortune magazine’s 3 Books That Can Help You Be Better in 2016
IndieNext Selection, January 2016
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