|Audio Books : Self-help : Other quality : English|
Everyday Survival: Why Smart People Do Stupid Things Unabridged (8 CD Set) 2008
Author: Laurence Gonzales
Publisher: BBC Audiobooks America, American English 2008
Reader: Kevin T. Collins
Audio: MP3, 2ch, 40kbps
Laurence Gonzales turns his talent for gripping narrative, knowledge of the way our minds and bodies
work, and bottomless curiosity about the world to the topic of how we can best use the lessons of our
evolutionary history to overcome the hazards of everyday life. He finds that natural laws profoundly
affect our actions, and he reveals the hidden causes and costs of our behavior, whether as individuals
or as a species whose decisions may be leading to darker times.
Whether you are climbing a mountain or the corporate ladder, Everyday Survival will change the way you
view your choices in our complex, dangerous, and quickly changing world.
Laurence Gonzales was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and grew up in Houston and San Antonio, Texas. He is
the author of numerous books, including the bestseller Deep Survival: Who Lives, Who Dies, and Why (W.W.
Norton). He has won two National Magazine Awards and the Distinguished Service Award from the Society of
He has appeared as a speaker before groups ranging from the Santa Fe Institute to Legg Mason Capital
Management, the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the Sloan School of Management at the
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His most recent book is the novel, Lucy.