They named their six best books for The Week magazine. One title on their list:
Sin in the Second City by Karen Abbott (Random House, $15).Karen Abbott is a charming dinner companion, too.
Ever wonder about the inner workings of a top-of-the-line brothel in early 20th-century Chicago? So did we. Karen Abbott has the details, and they’re extraordinary.
Visit Karen Abbott's website and her MySpace page.
The Page 69 Test: Sin in the Second City.
Read about another book on the Freakonomics guys' list.