Topic: Steven Levitt
The most popular baby names in the US are Sophia (for girls) and Jacob (for boys), according to the Social Security Administration's new list of top 2011 baby names. But if history is any guide, it won't take long before Sophia goes the way of Barbara (No. 764).
The crime rate for serious crimes, including murder, rape, and assault, has dropped significantly since the early 1990s in part because of changes in technology and policing, experts say.
The Spirit of Goodwill uplifts, Nancy Reagan on PBS, the film version of 'Freakonomics,' and more recommendations
02/09/2011 05:51 pm
This provocative yet scattershot documentary is based on the bestselling book 'Freakonomics' and gives five documentarians the chance to explore some quirky ideas.
10/02/2010 10:03 am
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
03/18/2010 05:35 am
A look at what's selling best at independent bookstores across America.
03/04/2010 04:35 am
What's selling fastest in independent bookstores across America.
02/19/2010 04:30 am
What's selling best in America's independent bookstores
01/29/2010 04:30 am
A study suggests that textbooks are the works most likely to be pirated.
01/19/2010 10:48 am
1/14/10 bestseller lists based on reporting from independent bookstores
01/14/2010 09:49 am