Speaker - Po Bronson

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Po Bronson gained renown as a wickedly trenchant chronicler of the 1990s dotcom frenzy. A former bond salesman, he covered Silicon Valley as a features writer for WIRED and parlayed his experiences into the comic novel The First $20 Million Is Always the Hardest (1997)—later made into a movie—and the nonfiction best seller The Nudist on the Late Shift (1999). His next book, What Should I Do With My Life? (2003), hit number one on the New York Times best seller list. In 2006, Bronson began collaborating with Ashley Merryman on a series of award-winning magazine articles, reporting on recent science that overturned conventional ideas on parenting and education. Their subsequent book, NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children (2009), was on the Times best seller list for six months. Their new book, Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing (2013), examines the role of competition in our lives.

5 Programs

Drivel: Litquake's Book Launch

10.11.14 | 01:23:03 min | 0 comments

Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman: The Truth About Competition

05.07.13 | 00:26:10 min | 0 comments

Po Bronson - Top Dog: The Science of Winning and Losing

02.28.13 | 01:05:43 min | 0 comments

The Secret Lives of Parents Revealed

09.30.09 | 01:04:10 min | 4 comments

What a Long Strange Trip It's Been

06.09.07 | 00:57:14 min | 0 comments